Five people have been arrested in a drug bust that spanned Medicine Hat and Calgary.
Nearly $80,000 worth of drugs and a handgun were seized.
Police conducted two search warrants in Medicine Hat on August 2nd, and followed that up with the arrest of a Calgary man in Chestermere on August 3.
The investigation also uncovered 5,000 contraband cigarettes.
Five people have been charged with numerous criminal offences relating to drugs and firearms:
Jamie Copeland, 34, of Calgary;
Nabilla Zemarak, 21, of Edmonton;
Alan Dressel, 40, of Medicine Hat;
Brent Heath, 28, of Medicine Hat;
Christie Graham, 31, of Toronto.