Two men hit with multiple drug and firearm charges following police investigation

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Wood Buffalo RCMP have arrested two men after a drug trafficking investigation on Feb. 2.

RCMP’s Drug Section and Crime Reduction Unit led the investigation in several locations throughout Wood Buffalo, confirmed Const. Rebecca Hutchings-Archibald.

Police seized two loaded prohibited firearms, approximately 50 grams of suspected cocaine, suspected methamphetamine, drug trafficking paraphernalia, ammunition and under $1,000 in cash.

Police arrested Nathaniel Dylan Rodaz Adam, 23, of Fort McMurray and Jeremy Maxi Chad Lacorde, 29, of Fort Chipewyan in relation to the investigation. Hutchings-Archibald could not confirm where in Fort McMurray the arrests took place.

Lacorde is facing 21 charges that include:

Adam is facing a total of 19 charges including:

Both Adam and Lacorde were held for an in-custody hearing on Feb. 2 and currently remain in custody. The two men are scheduled to appear in Fort McMurray Provincial Court on Feb. 23.

Anyone with information about this incident or criminal activity in Wood Buffalo is asked to contact Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Tips to Crime Stoppers are always anonymous and can be sent to tipsubmit.com.

Sarah Williscraft, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Fort McMurray Today