Cash, drugs and weapons seized by Kamloops RCMP | iNFOnews | Thompson-Okanagan's News Source

Would you like to subscribe to our newsletter?

Current Conditions Mainly Sunny  20.7°C

Kamloops News

Cash, drugs and weapons seized by Kamloops RCMP

Drugs, cash and weapons were seized by the Kamloops RCMP as part of a drug trafficking investigation.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Kamloops RCMP

Kamloops RCMP made an arrested and seized a substantial amount of cash, drugs and weapons in Westsyde last week.

On Thursday, April 11, the Kamloops RCMP's Targeted Enforcement Unit executed a residential search warrant at a location on the 2700 block of Westsyde Road as part of a drug trafficking investigation, according to an RCMP media release issued today, April 17.

The warrant resulted in the seizure of one kilogram of suspected meth, 12 ounces of cocaine, 11 ounces of fentanyl, cash and weapons including a carbine, two shotguns, a rifle and a Taser.

Officers along with the Police Dog Service Unit assisted the unit with the search and one person was arrested and then released as the investigation continues.

Police said the the search warrant execution was part of proactive work the Targeted Enforcement Unit continues to do.

“We look forward to being able to announce more future successes as we continue to advance our ongoing investigations," Supt. Jeff Pelley, Kamloops RCMP Detachment Commander, said in the release.

The unit's Sgt. Kevin McIntyre said police encourage anyone involved in a criminal lifestyle to reconsider their choices and seek support on an exit strategy.

Anyone with information relating to criminal activity is asked to contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Gabrielle Adams or call (438) 830-1211 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. SUBSCRIBE to our awesome newsletter here.

News from © iNFOnews, 2024

  • Popular penticton News
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile