On August 7th, The RCMP From Cold Lake, along with ALERT from Edmonton concluded a drug investigation which resulted in multiple search warrants being executed on four Cold Lake residences and three vehicles. Marihuana was seized, along with other evidence consistent with drug trafficking during the execution of the search warrants. As a result of the investigation and search warrants, three Cold Lake people have been arrested and charged with drug offenses.
25 year old Desi Meesto and 32 year old, Matthew Steele were charged with trafficking cocaine.
While 28 year old Aaron Capp was charged with breach of a recognizance (x 8) and possession of a controlled substance. In March of 2015, Aaron Capp was charged with nine drugs and weapons related offenses. Due to these previous charges, Capp was also charged with breach offenses.
Cold Lake RCMP remains vigilant in addressing the sale and use of illegal drugs and partnered with ALERT in response to community safety concerns. The RCMP encourages anyone with any information to contact the Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3302 or If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com