Guns and drugs gets man 6 months

RCMP arrest three men, one woman but only gets charged with weapon and drug violations. Ryan Joseph Patt, 23, was sentenced to six months in jail.

PENTICTON - The RCMP arrested three men on Friday but only one was charged with drug and firearm violations.

The drug task force first took into custody three men in a vehicle on Eckhardt Avenue. Following this arrest police visited a residence in the Summerland Trout Creek area and busted a woman at the scene. In the course of this search the officers found powder cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, three firearms and ammunition.

Two of the arrested men and the woman were released with no charges. The other man, Ryan Joseph Patt, 23, was held in custoday for court on Monday and plead guilty to possession of methamphetamine, possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and breach of probation. Patt was sentenced to six months in jail.

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