For the Townsman
On September 4th and again on Sept 8, police seized a quantity of Cocaine, Crack Cocaine and Heroin from a 24 year old male.
Police had received information about a male believed to be from the Lower Mainland that was trafficking in a controlled substance in Cranbrook.
Subsequent investigation found the subject had recently arrived in the area and had rented a condo in Kimberley.
On September 4, police executed a traffic stop on highway 95A in Wycliffe. The driver was arrested and a search found the illicit drugs.
Further information was obtained and officers were able to get a search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act for the condo unit in Kimberley.
On September 8 the warrant was executed and officers located additional evidence which linked the two incidents and to support charges of Trafficking.
The subject appeared before a Judicial Justice of the Peace on Sept 5 and was remanded in custody unit his next appearance on Sept 9. The subject is expected to appear in court again today on additional charges given the new evidence.