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Four suspects face charges in drug bust

A Dec. 16 investigation led by Lloydminster officers saw the execution of search warrants on several homes and a business in the city.

Lloydminster General Investigations Section (GIS), general duty, and Lloydminster Police Dog Services (PDS) combined for the sting which netted:

  • 1.1 kg of suspected Cocaine
  • $7000.00 Canadian currency
  • Drug paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking
  • 5 pounds of illicit Cannabis
  • A quantity of suspected Methamphetamine and Heroin
Suspects facing charges

Cody Mackenzie 39-years, of Lloydminster has been charged with:

  • Fail to comply with Probation Order
  • Possession for the purpose of Trafficking (3 counts)
  • Resist / obstruct Peace Officer

Sara Mackenzie 33-years, of Lloydminster has been charged with:

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  • Possession for the purpose of Trafficking (3 counts)
  • Fail to comply with Release Order

Susie Lovegrove 38-years, of Lloydminster has been charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of Trafficking
  • Proceeds of Crime under $5000
  • Careless storage of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Dangerous Weapon
  • Possession of illicit Tobacco product
  • Possession for the purpose of selling unstamped Tobacco

Joshua Dean Van Metre 37-years, of Lloydminster has been charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of Trafficking Cocaine
  • Proceeds of crime under $5000
  • Careless storage of a Firearm
  • Possession of illicit Tobacco product
  • Possession for the purpose of selling unstamped Tobacco

Cody Mackenzie and Sara Mackenzie were released by a justice of the peace on $500.00 cash bail and are to return to Lloydminster, Alberta Provincial Court on Dec. 19. Van Metre and Lovegrove were remanded in custody and are to appear in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan Provincial Court on Dec. 19.

Arrests for outstanding warrants

Police also arrested a few suspects on outstanding warrants. The following individuals were released with future court dates:

  • Darlana Dixon
  • Chantel McKenzie
  • Matthew Nicholson

A 35-year-old male (who police did not identify) was also arrested and released. This suspect is facing the following new charges:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Fail to Comply

Lloydminster RCMP encourage the public to report any criminal or suspicious activity. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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