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Drug trafficking search uncovers possible stolen goods

February 01, 2013 - 11:40 AM

Mounties looking to uncover a drug trafficking operation found more than they were expecting when they searched a motor home Tuesday.

The Vernon Task Force received information a suspect was peddling cocaine and heroin from his motor home parked in the 6100 block of Okanagan Landing Road. A search warrant was executed Tuesday night.

Police found four people inside the home, three men and a woman along with approximately two grams of powder cocaine, one gram of rock cocaine, 6.5 grams of heroin and three grams of methamphetamine, as well as assorted pills. Other evidence of a trafficking operation found at the location were scales, packing material and money.

The search also revealed items believed stolen in a recent break and enter in the Vernon area. Snowboards and skis were among the items recovered.

The 27-year-old male owner of the mobile home was arrested on the spot for drug and property related charges. The 24-year-old female had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. Both were will remain in custody and will appear in court today.

The two other men were released at the motor home.

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