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Police seize drugs, car and gun in Kelowna raids

Drugs seized during RCMP raids in Kelowna on Sept. 19, 2019.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED / RCMP
September 24, 2019 - 10:01 AM

KELOWNA - Two men were arrested after three drug raids on Kelowna homes last week with more arrests expected.

The raids were done simultaneously on Sept. 19 on two rental units on Academy Way and a home in the 1400 block of Glenmore Road in Kelowna, according to an RCMP media release.

Officers seized around 1.5 kg of drugs, including cocaine, fentanyl, heroin, oxycodone and methamphetamine along with a stolen handgun and a large sum of cash. A 2012 Acura TL as also seized as proceeds of crime.

“This significant seizure of illicit drugs and the arrests made are the result of the continuing effort made by the Kelowna RCMP to identify drug dealers and dismantle organized crime in our community, specifically dial-a-dopers and other drug trafficking groups," Sgt. Alex Lynch of the Kelowna Street Enforcement Unit said in the release.

The men, aged 20 and 29, were arrested in relation to several offences including, drug trafficking, possession of stolen property and firearms-related offences.

Kelowna residents can report suspicious activity to the RCMP Detachment at 250-762-3300.

Drugs, a handgun and cash seized during RCMP raids in Kelowna on Sept. 19, 2019.
Drugs, a handgun and cash seized during RCMP raids in Kelowna on Sept. 19, 2019.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED / RCMP

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