Three men and two women have been charged after Calgary police raided a homeless encampment on private property in downtown Calgary and seized weapons and drugs.
Members of the Calgary Police Service mountain bike unit conducted a trespassing and welfare check in the 600 block of First Street Southeast on Tuesday.
Five people were arrested and the following items were seized:
- 290 grams of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $23,208)
- 333.5 grams of fentanyl (estimated street value of $50,025)
- 20.7 grams of psilocybin mushrooms (estimated street value of $225)
- loaded sawed-off .22-calibre rifle
- three loaded 9-mm handguns with 3D-printed receivers and restricted extended capacity magazines
- prohibited switchblade knife
A total of 116 charges related to drug trafficking and weapons were laid against the following suspects:
- 48-year-old Lance Little Light
- 45-year-old Shawnawa Firstrider
- 34-year-old Trinity Healy
- 28-year-old Carleen Healy
- 24-year-old Levi Bruyere
Littlelight is scheduled to appear in court on Friday, while his co-accused have court dates scheduled for Jan. 17, 2024.
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