Three arrested in drug seizure

Fentanyl and cocaine seized by Castlegar and Trail RCMP Crime Reduction Unit.

  • Oct. 16, 2015 3:00 p.m.

According to an RCMP press release, on October 15th, 2015, the Castlegar and Trail Crime Reduction Unit executed a search warrant in Castlegar, B.C. under the authority of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

A number of substances were seized, including what is believed to be 70 tablets containing fentanyl, in excess of three ounces of cocaine and a small amount of marihuana. A laboratory analysis is required to confirm the substances.

Three Castlegar area residents, two males and one female, have been arrested. Charges have been recommended for the Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

One of the males was also alleged to have been breaching a Probation Order. At this time, the two males are in custody.

The matter is still under investigation.

 

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