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Suspected drug lab raided in Vernon

Heavily armed RCMP officers and a Hazmat team were involved in the search of a home in Vernon suspected of housing a drug lab, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)
August 16, 2014 - 10:44 AM

VERNON – Heavily armed RCMP officers searched a suspected drug lab in Vernon Friday afternoon.

The home in the 1700 block of 41 Avenue in lower East Hill was raided by police and three people were taken into custody, according to a Global Okanagan report.

A hazardous materials team was also involved in the search.

No word yet from the RCMP if they found drugs or drug manufacturing equipment in the house.

No information has been released about possible charges against the three people taken into custody.

Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 11:47 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 to include the correct address.

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