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Two Okanagan suspects charged after big drug, fentanyl raid last year

Drugs and money seized by police during a search last April.
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February 25, 2019 - 1:14 PM

KELOWNA - Two people have been charged with drug trafficking stemming from a massive police raid last year including a large amount of fentanyl.

According to a press release, Brandon Campbell, 27, from Kelowna, and Lisa Lakey, 48, from Summerland, have both been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking. Their charges are connected to a sizable drug haul netted from a police warrant issued last April.

The release details that on Apr. 25, 2018 the drug section of the Kelowna RCMP searched a property on the 600 block of Old Meadows Road. The search warrant was connected to an investigation into drug trafficking in the Central Okanagan.

In their the search the police found 665 bags of fentanyl, 503 bags of cocaine, 112 bags of methamphetamine, over $15,695 in Canadian currency, and small amounts of heroin and psilocybin mushrooms.

"Nearly two kilograms of pre-packaged illicit drugs was seized," said Kelowna RCMP SEU Corp. Jeff Carroll in the release.

The release did not say when Campbell and Lakey will appear in court.


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