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Traffic stop results in drug bust

A 51 year old Kelowna woman faces possible drug charges after being found with marijuana packaged for sale in her vehicle near Joe Rich yesterday, Jan. 25, 2018.
January 26, 2018 - 4:47 PM

KELOWNA - A traffic stop on Highway 33 has resulted in the driver facing possible drug charges.

RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Dan Moskaluk says Central and North Okanagan Traffic Services police intercepted a northbound, 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan near Joe Rich on Highway 33 yesterday afternoon, Jan. 25.

Police suspected the female driver was transporting drugs and upon searching the vehicle found a large quantity of marijuana packaged for sale, along with processed marijuana “shatter” and marijuana butter capsules.

The police search yielded the following:

  • 3.08 lbs marijuana
  • 20 grams shatter
  • 220 cannabis capsules

A 51 year old Kelowna woman faces possible charges for possession of a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking, and her vehicle was seized.

She has a date for an appearance in Kelowna court in May.


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