Calgary, AB,

Drugs, weapons and stolen property seized during police operation

The Calgary Police Service has recovered drugs, weapons and stolen property following a two-day operation in the city’s northeast.

On Friday, March 11, 2016, officers with the District 5 Operations Team began an operation that focused on a home in the 3500 block of Catalina Boulevard N.E., in response to an unusual amount of comings and goings from the address.

Officers witnessed a suspicious vehicle leaving the property and conducted a traffic stop after learning the vehicle was reported as stolen. Two people inside the vehicle, a man and woman, were arrested and during a search officers found varying amounts of methamphetamine and ammunition.

Later that evening, another person was seen leaving the address and a high-risk traffic stop was done. A search of the vehicle revealed various quantities of methamphetamine, crack cocaine, marijuana, and tablets of oxycodone. Ammunition and a collapsible baton were also located. A $25,000 Rolex watch stolen from a break and enter outside of Calgary was also recovered.

A few hours later, another traffic stop was conducted on a person who was seen leaving the home. The woman was arrested without incident. Inside the car officers located marijuana, methamphetamine and GHB. Also located was bear spray and a large quantity of jewelry, taken from the same break and enter outside of Calgary.

As part of the investigation, officers obtained a search warrant for the home on Catalina Boulevard and a storage locker where they seized a 12-gauge pistol-grip shotgun and ammunition, along with a collapsible baton.

In total, more than $35,000 in drugs was recovered.

Lee Sheldon KELNER, 32, Krystal Paige MCQUAID, 26, Rene Adrian DANIELS, 35, and Lindsay Sharon BEZOVIE, 28, each face numerous drugs and property related offences.

Case #16105907