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Attempted traffic stop in Kelowna points Mounties to drugs, weapon cache

Kelowna RCMP found drugs and a shotgun in an abandoned car, April 23, 2021.
April 28, 2021 - 11:34 AM

A driver who decided to blow a stop sign tipped RCMP off to worse crimes.

A Kelowna Mountie attempted to stop a vehicle April 23, just before 4 a.m., near the intersection of Casorso Road and Lanfranco Road in Kelowna after witnessing it fail to stop at a stop sign.

The driver refused to stop and the vehicle was located a short time later abandoned in the 1300 block of Ladner Road, according to an RCMP press release sent out by Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy.

Prior to being towed, the vehicle was examined by police, who seized a large amount of suspected illicit drugs, drug trafficking paraphernalia and a shotgun.

No charges have been laid in the matter and the investigation is ongoing.

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