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Drug and weapon bust in NE Calgary; kids seized - Metro US

Drug and weapon bust in NE Calgary; kids seized

Several people have been charged and a cache of weapons and drugs were seized after a Calgary police raid last Thursday.

Around 9:30 p.m. last Wednesday, members of the District 4 Special Duties Team (SDT) and Tact team members stopped a Ford Focus in a parking lot at 920 – 36 St NE – both the driver and passenger were arrested.

Officers searched the vehicle and found 22 grams of crack cocaine, 33 morphine pills, 2.1 grams of marijuana, a machete, face mask, black duffle bag and $7,200 in cash, police said.

Last Thursday morning, officers stormed a home linked to the men arrested the previous evening, executing a search warrant in the 100 block of Costa Mesa Close NE, according to police.

Police said various weapons, including an M-15 assault rifle, 9mm handgun and silencer, a Taser disguised as a cellphone, body armour, duct tape, restraints and other paraphernalia.

Two adult women and a 13-year-old boy and seven-year-old girl were found at the residence and the children were taken under the Drug Endangered Children’s Act and transported to social services, according to police.

Nathan Nicholas Kim, 23, of Calgary, known to the CPS and the gang unit, faces several charges in relation.

Emmanuel Franco Soto, 21, of Calgary also faces numerous charges in relation.

Adam Ross Nowoselski, 25, of Calgary was charged with possession of crack cocaine for the purpose.

Roberta Jane Spence, a.k.a., Roberta Jane Crane, 28, of Calgary faces drug charges and two counts of being unlawfully at large.

Lillian Patricia Morales, 24, was charged with failing to comply with conditions.

Calgary Police will be providing more information later today.

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