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Charges laid following Vernon RCMP drug bust

Vernon Courthouse
March 10, 2017 - 1:09 PM

VERNON - Two people are facing drug trafficking charges after being busted this week by the Vernon RCMP.

The pair were nabbed March 9 as part of a North Okanagan RCMP investigation into a dial-a-dope drug trafficking group, Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy says in a media release.

Police seized quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin packaged for street level sale along with other drug trafficking paraphernalia.

A 36-year-old man and 35-year-old woman were arrested for possessing drugs for the purpose of trafficking.

Police are not releasing their names, however court records show they are Amanda Lise Petersen and Andrew Murray Sanderson. Both face three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking.

Sanderson returns to court March 22 for a bail hearing.

According to court documents, Petersen was released on a $500 bail deposit today, March 10, and is due to return to court March 22 to consult with legal counsel.


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