Arrest made in Castlegar pot seizure

More than 40 pounds of marijuana confiscated along with paraphernalia

Close up of detail on an RCMP vehicle. This weekend

Close up of detail on an RCMP vehicle. This weekend

Castlegar RCMP, in an Oct. 30 press release, have reported that a Search warrant executed on Arrow Lakes Drive has resulted in a drug seizure and an arrest.

On October 23, 2013 at 12:30 p.m., police conducted a search contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act at a residence located in the 1400 block of Arrow Lakes Drive.

A 58 year-old Castlegar man was arrested at the scene without incident and is facing charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of trafficking.

Police seized approximately 45 pounds of dried marihuana and various drug paraphernalia.

The male is scheduled to appear in Castlegar Court on December 11, 2013 for his first appearance.