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Drug investigation leads to 10 arrests during RCMP raid in Kelowna

March 03, 2020 - 4:12 PM

Kelowna RCMP arrested ten suspect and seized a quantity of illicit drugs, prohibited devices and stolen property at a residence in the Rutland area following the execution of a search warrant on Feb. 28. 

The warrant for a property in the 400-block of Hein Road was related to an active investigation into suspected drug trafficking in that area.

Kelowna RCMP seized a quantity of drugs including heroin, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, GHB and codeine.

Stolen property including bicycles, a dirt-bike and licence plates were found. In addition, prohibited items such as body armour, a firearm magazine and a switchblade were seized from the property.

Ten people were initially taken into custody during the execution of the search warrant, two of whom had unrelated outstanding warrants for their arrest.

If you suspect criminal activity in your neighbourhood, contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at www.crimestoppers.net or at 1-800-222-8477.

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