Penticton man passed out in downtown Kelowna facing drug charges

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KELOWNA - A Penticton man found passed out in Kelowna early this morning may be facing drug charges after police and paramedics woke him.

RCMP say at around 3:30 a.m., Jan. 27, in downtown Kelowna an officer found a man passed out in a parking lot on the 1400 block of Water Street. The officer tried to wake the man and called for an ambulance.

The man eventually woke up and was checked out by paramedics, according to a RCMP media release.

The officer identified the man and learned he was in breach of a court ordered conditions. He was arrested, and when police searched the suspect, four grams of what appears to be methamphetamine was found.

The 30-year-old man may face breach and drug charges and is expected in court today, Jan. 28, police say.

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