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Duo faces charges for drug delivery service

St. Albert RCMP seized 26 firearms, thousands of rounds of ammunition, from Edmonton residence
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Two men have been charged with drug trafficking after the St. Albert RCMP allege they were running a delivery service for drugs.

The St. Albert RCMP executed a search warrant on Dec. 17 at an address in Edmonton and seized 26 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition, more than $14,000, cannabis and cannabis concentrates, hash, a THC extraction kit, magic mushrooms, equipment and materials used to grow, process and package the mushrooms, LSD, brass knuckles and butterfly knives.

Dustin Gregory Hill, 36, faces a slew of charges, including drug trafficking, possessing and producing controlled substances, possession of cannabis for the purpose of sale, possession of the proceeds of a crime under $5,000, possessing a prohibited device, possessing a prohibited weapon, improper storage of a firearm and possession of proceeds of crime over $5,000.

John Colin Hauschild, 36, from Edmonton is facing charges of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, producing a controlled substance, possessing cannabis for the purpose of sale, altering the chemical properties of cannabis using an organic solvent, possession of a controlled substance, two counts of selling cannabis to a person over the age of 18, two counts of possession of proceeds of a crime under $5,000 and possession of a prohibited device.

Both men are slated to appear in St. Albert Provincial Court on Jan. 21, 2020.

The St. Albert RCMP ask any member of the public who have police tips about drug dealers to contact the RMCP. Residents can call the St. Albert RCMP drug tip line at 780-460-DRUG (3784) to provide information and callers can remain confidential if they wish.

Jennifer Henderson

About the Author: Jennifer Henderson

Jennifer Henderson joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2016. She writes about municipal, provincial and federal politics; court and crime; general news and features.
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