Cops seize huge stash of weapons, drugs during raid at Kamloops home | iNFOnews | Thompson-Okanagan's News Source

Current Conditions

Mostly Cloudy
10.1°C

Vernon News

Cops seize huge stash of weapons, drugs during raid at Kamloops home

Some of the weapons, drugs and cash seized by RCMP during a raid at a home in Kamloops, Oct. 7, 2021.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/RCMP
October 12, 2021 - 4:06 PM

An investigation that started with a report of a stabbing last week ended with a raid at a Kamloops home that netted RCMP an enormous cache of assorted weapons, illegal drugs and cash.

A person showed up at the Royal Inland Hospital, Oct. 6, with a stab wound and that started an investigation that ended the next day when officers executed a search warrant at a home on Brandon Avenue, according to an RCMP media release.

A Kamloops man was arrested at the home and during the search officers found long guns, a morning star, knife and ammunition. The seized large amounts of suspected drugs including fentanyl, GHB, meth and pills along with cash and other “items indicative of drug trafficking.”

READ MORE: Body of missing man found in North Okanagan

“The magnitude of the weapons located inside the residence, a residence officers attended as a result of a violent act, speaks to the risks involved every time police respond to these occurrences,” Kamloops RCMP Insp. Jeff Pelley said in the release.

“Thanks to the quick action of the team, important evidence was seized and preserved as part of the aggravated assault file, and other dangerous items were prevented from making their way into the public while police continue their active investigation.” 

The suspect was released with conditions and a court date.

READ MORE: Overdose death in Kamloops has police looking for person of interest

Anyone who witnessed or has information related to this investigation including surveillance, dash cam or cellphone video, is asked to contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file number 2021-35312.

Some of the weapons seized by RCMP during a raid at a home in Kamloops, Oct. 7, 2021.
Some of the weapons seized by RCMP during a raid at a home in Kamloops, Oct. 7, 2021.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/RCMP

To contact a reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander or call 250-309-5343 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. 

News from © iNFOnews, 2021
iNFOnews

  • Popular penticton News
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile