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Penticton driver found with drugs, charged with trafficking

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May 09, 2017 - 10:49 AM

PENTICTON - Penticton RCMP recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a man for drug trafficking yesterday.

RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth says officers with the detachment’s Targeted Enforcement Unit observed a man known to them getting into a white Mazda near Wendy’s Restaurant on Main Street yesterday, May 8, around 3 p.m.

A check of the vehicle revealed it to have been stolen from a Penticton address on May 6. Police arrested the driver and a woman who was a passenger in the car. A search of the driver turned up a quantity of methamphetamine, heroin and cash.

The driver was charged with possession of stolen property and possession for the purpose of trafficking. He was held in custody for a court appearance.

The passenger was released without charges.


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