RCMP seize large quantity of drugs, cash and a firearm during recent warrant execution

Salmon Arm

2021-05-17 11:29 PDT

File # 2021-2539

The execution of a Cannabis Act search warrant this past Friday led to the seizure of cannabis plants, suspected cocaine, magic mushrooms, cash and a loaded handgun.

The Salmon Arm RCMP executed a search warrant at a Silver Creek area property on Friday May 14, 2021. The search was as a result of a police investigation into an alleged illegal cannabis growing operation.

As a result of the physical search of the property, police officers located and seized over 100 cannabis plants, dried cannabis, over 300 grams of suspected cocaine, over 400 grams of suspected magic mushrooms, an undisclosed amount of cash and a loaded .40 calibre handgun.

A man investigators believe to be associated to the property in question was located and taken into police custody. He was released later that day pending further investigation.

He now faces potential charges under the Cannabis Act, Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. He is expected to appear in Salmon Arm Law Courts at a later date.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the Salmon Arm RCMP at 250-832-6842.

Released by:
S/Sgt. Scott West
Detachment Commander
Salmon Arm RCMP
 

Released by

Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Southeast District
170-395 Penno Road Kelowna, BC V1X 7W5
Office: 250-491-4317
Cell: 250-869-9578
Fax: 250-491-2381

Email: jesse.odonaghey@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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