Last Updated: Monday, June 8, 2009 12:57 PM MT
Calgary police say they have netted the largest total cocaine seizure in Alberta's history.
Police announced Monday that they arrested 14 people and seized 80 kilograms of cocaine over the course of a year-long investigation into drug trafficking by an organized crime group.
They also seized four handguns, a rifle and $330,000 in cash. The cocaine would be worth $8 million on the streets, police said.
Police nicknamed the investigation "Operation High Noon" and focused their efforts on a crime network that allegedly transported large volumes of cocaine from British Columbia to Alberta.
The investigation began in January of 2008 when police twice seized cocaine from a home on Hawthorne Drive in northwest Calgary. Two men, one from Calgary and the other from Vi
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