Close up shot of a broken piece of compressed cocaine powder

Castlegar bust nets suspected cocaine trafficker

Early morning Castlegar bust nets suspected cocaine trafficker

  • May. 28, 2013 3:00 p.m.

File 2013-1638

The Castlegar Crime Reduction Unit reports that on May 25, 2013 at 12:25 a.m. members arrested a 47 year-old male for Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

The male was stopped in his vehicle by Crime Reduction Unit members shortly after leaving a Castlegar residence. Approximately two grams of Cocaine and $440 in cash was seized during the suspect’s arrest.

The male will appear in Castlegar court in July, 2013.

The Castlegar and Trail Crime Reduction Units continue to aggressively pursue street level drug dealers. Anyone

with information about drug trafficking is urged to call the police or anonymously at Crime Stoppers.


Please direct any inquiries to:

Cpl. Darryl ORR

NCO i/c Municipal GIS KBRD



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