Crack, cocaine and heroin seized

Initial traffic stop in Wycliffe leads to more drugs found in Kimberley

  • Sep. 9, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Cpl. Chris Newel

Kimberley RCMP

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.