The Didsbury RCMP, with assistance from Southern Alberta District’s RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, RCMP Emergency Response Team and RCMP Police Dog Services executed a search warrant on a residence in the Town of Didsbury, on Friday, Jan. 22. 

An extensive search was conducted and evidence was seized by police.

Kristopher Ronald Neergaard (50) was arrested and is facing the following charges:

·         Seven charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking

·         20 firearm related charges, et al.

The drugs seized by police are suspected to be Fentanyl, Cocaine, Heroin, GHB (Hydroxybutanoic acid), Hydromorphone (aka Dilaudid), Morphine, and Psyilocybin (magic mushrooms).  Canadian currency, several weapons and firearms were also seized by police.

Kristopher Neergaard has been remanded in police custody and is scheduled to appear in Didsbury Provincial Court on Jan. 25, 2021.

The RCMP investigation is ongoing.

“This day is a culmination of a complex investigation and will have a significant impact on the Town of Didsbury and surrounding areas.  It is rewarding when we are approached on scene by residents of our community, personally thanking us for this work,” Didsbury RCMP’s Detachment Commander Staff Sergeant Chad Fournier said.

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