Mounties seize marijuana, cash in Chilliwack, B.C., dial-a-dope bust

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, medical marijuana is rolled into a joint in Belfast, Maine.
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CHILLIWACK, B.C. - Police say an alleged dial-a-dope ring has been shut down in Chilliwack, B.C., and five people have been arrested.

RCMP say officers received tips in May 2016 about a group selling narcotics throughout the city.

They say a lengthy investigation began, where officers covertly gathered evidence about the alleged dial-a-dope ring.

Mounties executed two search warrants in Chilliwack on Jan. 11 and seized cocaine, two kilograms of marijuana, $30,000 in cash, four vehicles and other evidence.

Four men and a woman were arrested.

Police say they will submit a report to Crown counsel, who will decide whether criminal charges should be laid.

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