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Lloydminster RCMP target gang activity, make 39 arrests

87 outstanding arrest warrants were executed

LLOYDMINSTER -  RCMP in the border city of Lloydminster targeted street level gang activity within the city between Oct. 25 and Oct. 28 and arrested 39 people.

Lloydminster RCMP, Eastern Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit, F Division RCMP Crime Reduction Team, and K Division Air Services conducted enhanced enforcement in Lloydminster.

As a result of these extensive efforts with the 39 arrested, 87 outstanding arrest warrants were executed and numerous new charges were laid related to ongoing gang activity in Lloydminster.

“Lloydminster RCMP are committed to reducing gang activity in Lloydminster to promote a safer community for its residents,” said Cpl. Ken Rhodenizer, Lloydminster RCMP General Investigation Section Friday.

 “The ongoing intelligence gained from within the community allows us to really get a jump on our prolific offender targets, which helps to keep our streets safe.”

During the operation, Lloydminster RCMP recovered two stolen vehicles and seized numerous controlled substances including cocaine and methamphetamine. Police were able to seize various weapons including a sawed off shotgun, brass knuckles and a throwing star; as well as additional other pieces of stolen property.

If you are associated with a gang and want to leave it, contact STR8 UP in northern Saskatchewan at 306-763-3001, STR8 UP in central Saskatchewan at 306-244-1771, or Regina Treaty Status Indian Services in southern Saskatchewan at 306-522-7494 to get assistance.

If you are aware of any crime or suspicious activity, please contact the Lloydminster RCMP Detachment at (780) 808-8400 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.



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