Police raid West Kelowna business

RCMP executed a search warrant on a warehouse in West Kelowna March 2, 2016.

WEST KELOWNA - Police executed a search warrant at a commercial warehouse in West Kelowna today.

Uniformed and plainclothed police, as well as three ambulances, fire trucks and a hazmat team were called to 2675C Auburn Road just after noon today, March 2. Officers could be seen unloading equipment from a white trailer and setting up a portable tent outside the large door to a warehouse.

The fenced lot is packed with junked cars but no signage.

RCMP say the search warrant is drug-related and no one has been injured. An update is expected later today or tomorrow.

A hazmat team was called in to help police execute a search warrant at a warehouse on Auburn Road March 2, 2016.
A hazmat team was called in to help police execute a search warrant at a warehouse on Auburn Road March 2, 2016.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 2:56 p.m., March 2, 2016, with confirmation from RCMP about the search warrant being drug-related.


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