Mounties execute search warrant on suspected drug house


2020-02-07 08:15 PST

File # 2020-224

On Tuesday February 4 2020 Chetwynd RCMP conducted executed a search warrant on a residence in the Legion Subdivision. The home is suspected to be involved in the illegal drug trade in Chetwynd.

Four people inside the residence were arrested, including the homeowner, a 21-year-old man. Police seized over $6000 in Canadian currency and approximately 300 grams of suspected cocaine as well as paraphernalia associated with drug trafficking.

The investigation is ongoing and charges of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a prohibited weapon will be forwarded to BC Prosecution Service for review.

This is the second search warrant that the Chetwynd RCMP have done in the month of February. Although both files have different suspects, police believe that they may be related.

The Chetwynd RCMP continues to focus on those involved in the illicit drug trade in the community said A/Sgt Jo Anne Ruppenthal, NCO i/c Chetwynd Detachment.

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