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Lloyd RCMP crack down on street-level gang, drug activity

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During the week of July 11- 15, the Lloydminster RCMP General Investigations Section and Crime Reduction Unit focused their enforcement efforts on street-level violence, gang and drug activity within the City of Lloydminster.

During this week, several additional units from both sides of the border were also involved in the enforcement, including Lloydminster RCMP Police Dog Services, RCMP Eastern Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit, and the F Division RCMP Crime Reduction Team.

These enforcement efforts within the city produced the following results:

  • 59 total warrants were executed on persons who failed to attend court
  • Over 20 new criminal charges were laid in relation to proactive policing efforts
  • Recovered stolen property including the recovery of a stolen vehicle
  • Seizure of suspected cocaine, methamphetamine, and fentanyl
  • Seizure of Canadian currency
  • Seizure of weapons.

“These intelligence-led enforcement efforts are a direct result of the concerns we have heard from the community,” said Cpl. Ken Rhodenizer, Lloydminster RCMP Crime Reduction Unit. “A big thanks goes out to the residents of Lloydminster for identifying potential criminal activity in their neighbourhoods and calling us about any suspicious activity and tips”.

If you witness or are aware of any crime or suspicious activity, please contact the Lloydminster RCMP at 780-808-8400 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”