Penticton RCMP catch suspected drug dealer on high-end mountain bike

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PENTICTON - Penticton police discovered a suspected drug dealer after checking out a man riding a high-end mountain bike during the early morning hours last week.

RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth says police checked out a man riding an expensive mountain bike on Jermyn Avenue around 3:45 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20. He was found to have an outstanding warrant out of Keremeos. 

The suspect was taken to the Penticton detachment where police found a quantity of drugs, suspected to be methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, LSD and marijuana. He was also in the possession of a number of prescription pills and a quantity of cash.

The unidentified substances found on the suspect have been sent to the lab for analysis.

Wrigglesworth says a 43-year-old Penticton resident was released under a promise to appear facing a charge of possession of heroin for the purpose of trafficking.

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