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Multiple charges following large Kamloops drug investigation

July 15, 2015 - 10:49 AM

KAMLOOPS - A five-month investigation has led to 45 charges on 13 individuals and the seizure of a large amount of drugs, police say.

The Kamloops RCMP Targeted Enforcement Unit conduction an investigation into the sale of illicit drugs and possession of dangerous firearms between September 2014 and January 2015.

The investigation has led to 45 charges on 13 people as well as the seizure of 870 grams of methamphetamine and cocaine and 500 Fentanyl tablets.

Arrests recently took place with one outstanding arrest warrant left to execute.

Charged are the following:

- Reegan Winofsky for trafficking of a controlled substance.
- Mathew Hickson for possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of property obtained by crime and possession of a prohibited weapon.
- Racquel Friedel for possession for the purpose of trafficking.
- Joseph Diotte for trafficking of a controlled substance.
- Kristin Hunt (still wanted) for trafficking of a controlled substance.
- Patrick Radies for trafficking of a controlled substance.
- Dustin Sigouin for trafficking of a controlled substance.
- Devon Smeeton for trafficking of a controlled substance.
- Amy Begon for trafficking of a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking.
- Curtis Cederfeldt for possession for the purpose of trafficking and unsafe storage of a firearm.
- Hugh McIntosh for possession of a prohibited firearm.

McIntosh has already been sentenced to two years jail time and given a lifetime firearms prohibition.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at jstahn@infonews.ca or call 250-819-3723. To contact an editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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