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Two kilograms of cocaine, handgun seized

Two men have been charged after officers found drugs and a gun during a vehicle and home search, police report.

On April 9 at about 6 p.m., officers in the Metro Edmonton Gang and Drug Unit conducted a vehicle stop.

Officers found two kilograms of cocaine valued at $100,000 in the vehicle.

The 30-year-old male occupant was arrested and his 2000 Infinity QX4 was seized. A search warrant was conducted on a home at 44 Ave. and 23 St. that was connected to the man.

That search netted an additional 200 grams of cocaine (valued at nearly $13,000 on the street),more than $6,500 in cash and a loaded handgun.

A second man connected to the residence was arrested during the search.

A 30-year-old man was charged with nine drug and firearm offences and his parole for previous drug and weapons-related offences was revoked.

A 31-year-old man was charged with seven drug and firearm offences.

 
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