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Airdrie RCMP arrests pair on drug and weapons charges

Airdrie RCMP made two arrests July 21, following a drug and weapons investigation in Rocky View County.

According to a press release from Airdrie RCMP, the drugs seized included 24.07 grams of cocaine and 7.13 grams of suspected fentanyl, along with 5,080 cigarettes containing illegal, un-stamped tobacco.

RCMP also seized $14,260 in Canadian currency and a collapsible police baton, the release stated.

A 32-year-old male and 31-year-old female were arrested on-scene and face multiple charges, including possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and fentanyl, possession of proceeds of crime, possession of un-stamped tobacco and possession of a dangerous weapon.

The pair will appear in Airdrie Provincial Court July 25.

According to RCMP, as the investigation is ongoing, no further information will be released at this time.

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