What's Up Now: RCMP Alert

Date: December 21, 2017

2 Charged for Trafficking and Proceeds of Crime

File #: 2017-1357220

St. Albert, Alberta – As a result of an extensive investigation conducted by the St. Albert RCMP Drug Unit into drug trafficking which was affecting St. Albert and communities throughout the Edmonton Region, a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant was conducted at a residence located in north west Edmonton and a male adult and a female adult were arrested and charged with numerous drug related offences.

Inside the residence police located and seized a wide variety of illicit drugs that included but were not limited to the following:

The St. Albert Drug Unit also seized a large amount of Canadian Currency as Proceeds of Crime, and a 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan vehicle.

Vincent ZYP (age 27 yrs) and Anastasiya BILOVODSKA (age 21 yrs) are set to appear in St. Albert Provincial court on Jan 22, 2018 and Jan 29, 2018 respectively. ZYP is charged individually with 3 counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance, 1 count of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking and 4 counts of Possession of Proceeds of Crime Under $5000. AS well, ZYP and BILOVODSKA are jointly charged with an additional 15 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, 11 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance and a single count of Possession of Proceeds of Crime Over $5000.

If you have information about this incident, please call the St. Albert RCMP at 780-458-7700 or call your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

The St. Albert RCMP also has a Drug Tip Line, 780-460-3784, where members of the community can call anonymously to report information related to suspected drug trafficking.

"St. Albert RCMP is a part of the “K” Division Crime Reduction Strategy, which is a targeted, evidence based approach to policing." says Inspector Pam Robinson, Officer in Charge of the St. Albert RCMP Detachment. " This model, which is used in several countries across the world, enables police to identify repeat offenders, conduct targeted enforcement initiatives and to address the root cause of a crime. Drugs are one of these root causes of crime and the St. Albert RCMP Drug Unit has successfully removed some dangerous drugs from our streets."

Anyone who has any information as to the identity of the party or parties responsible is asked to call St. Albert RCMP at 780-458-7700. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000.00 for information about this crime OR ANY OTHER CRIMINAL OFFENCE. All information is strictly confidential and you do not have to reveal your identity.

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