Drugs seized in Kimberley and Cranbrook

Two arrested in Kimberley; three in Cranbrook this month

  • May. 19, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Chris Newel

Cocaine Seized after vehicle stop east of Kimberley

Two persons were arrested and approximately 13 grams of cocaine seized. The Cranbrook/Kimberley Crime Reduction Unit stopped a vehicle on Highway 95A east of Kimberley on May 17. Two males (22 and 23) from Kimberley were arrested; a search located 13 grams of cocaine. The vehicle was also seized as offence related property. Both subjects went before a Judicial Justice of the Peace by way of teleconference on May 18 and were released with conditions for court June 22. Conditions include, not to be in contact with each other and abide by a curfew of 11:00 pm to 6:00 am.

Cocaine and pills seized in Cranbrook.

Three persons were arrested May 8 in Cranbrook and cocaine along with various pills seized. The Cranbrook/Kimberley Crime Reduction Unit had initiated an investigation into a person believed to be involved in the drug trade. They located and arrested the individual along with two others on May 8. A search of the persons involved located approximately three grams of cocaine, five grams of crack cocaine and various pills (10) believed to be Ecstasy, OxyContin and/or Fentanyl. Over $500 cash and three cell phones were also seized.

All three persons went before a Judicial Justice of Peace on Trafficking Charges and were released for court June 8. Two persons (male 39 and female 21) were from Cranbrook, one male (29) had an address in Armstrong.