Campbell River RCMP seize drugs and cash in recent investigation

Campbell River

2023-10-31 15:02 PDT

File # 2023-15386

On October 18, 2023, members of the Campbell River RCMP's Street Crime Unit with the assistance of the Major Crime Unit arrested a 27 year old man from Richmond, in a parking lot off of Merecroft road after an investigation lead police to believe he was involved in drug trafficking. 10 grams of Fentanyl, 5 grams of crack, 2 grams of cocaine, almost 2 grams of Methamphetamine and 64 Dilaudid pills along with $845 were seized from the individual. The man's car was also seized as offence related property. Following his arrest, the alleged drug trafficker was released with a future court date.

Further investigation quickly revealed that the man did not leave Campbell River following his arrest and he continued to sell drugs around the community. On October 26, 2023, the Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant on a hotel room being used by the suspect. A further 19 grams of Fentanyl, 34 grams of crack, almost 8 grams of cocaine, 7 grams of methamphetamine and 693 Dilaudid pills were seized from the hotel room along with an additional $8400. A truck was also seized as offence related property.

Drugs and Cash seized in drug trafficking investigation

(Drugs and Cash seized from recent Drug Trafficking Investigation) 

The man was released on Conditions not to be found in Campbell River.

Numerous charges of Possession for the purposes of trafficking are being recommended for the male who has a first court appearance in January, 2024.

If you have information regarding ongoing illegal activity in Campbell River, please contact the Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221.

Released by:

Cst. Maury Tyre
Media Relations Officer
Campbell River RCMP
275 South Dogwood Street, Campbell River, BC V9W 8C8
Office: 250-286-6221
Cell: 250-895-1468
Fax: 250-286-3983


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