Calgary, AB,

Husband and wife charged in drug investigation

The Calgary Police Service Strategic Enforcement Unit has charged one man and one woman in connection with a drug trafficking operation in the southwest area of the city.

Between Wednesday, May 22, 2019 and Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Calgary Police conducted a five-month long investigation into a suspected cocaine trafficking operation allegedly run by a local couple.

After gathering sufficient evidence throughout the investigation, a search warrant was executed at a residence in the 0-100 block of Shawbrooke Circle S.W.

In total, approximately 62 grams of cocaine with an estimated street value of approximately $9,900, 15 grams of methamphetamine valued at approximately $1,000 and $830 in cash were seized.

A digital scale, organized motorcycle gang gear and various documents for tracking the path of cash and proceeds of crime were also found in the residence.

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Donald Wilfred GOODWIN, 62, of Calgary and his wife, Karen Ruth GOODWIN, 54, of Calgary were both arrested in southwest Calgary.

Both Donald and Karen GOODWIN have each been charged with:

  • Two counts of trafficking cocaine
  • One count of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking
  • Three counts of proceeds of crime

Photos of some of the recovered drugs are available on the City of Calgary’s Newsroom.



Case #19177567/3084