A 60-year-old Alberta man is facing numerous charges after an investigation in an alleged drug trafficking operation by Olds RCMP.
The investigation began in December and police executed search warrants earlier this month at an unnamed business in Olds, a town of about 10,000 people, as well as a home in nearby Bowden.
Police also seized a cache of weapons, including a shotgun, a replica firearm, a taser, eight pellet guns and 60 assorted edged weapons.
Additionally, police seized small amounts of LSD, metronidazole, Adderall, codeine, Lyrica, cyclobenzaprine, hydromorphone and lorazepam.
The man has been charged with three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, four counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm/prohibited weapon or restricted weapon and two offences under the Cannabis Act.
The man was released on bail and is due in provincial court in March.
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