Two persons arrested in salmo with suspected illicit drugs

Salmo, BC Highway Patrol

2020-02-23 10:50 PST

On February 22, 2020 at 4 p.m., a RCMP 'E' Division Roving Traffic Services officer along with a Salmo RCMP general duty officer conducted a vehicle stop on Highway 3 & 6 outside of Salmo B.C.

Two adults were arrested during this traffic stop and quantities of drugs believed to be fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine were seized along with Canadian cash.

Both suspects were released on appearance documents for Nelson Provincial Court at a future date.

Charges of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking will be recommended against both suspects.

'E' Division Roving Traffic and the Salmo RCMP remain dedicated to the eradication of illicit drug use and trafficking in this area to ensure the public's safety.

Released by:
Corporal Darryl ORR
Detachment Commander
Salmo RCMP

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