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Kelowna pair busted in Alberta

A pair of Kelowna residents are facing drug and weapons charges in Alberta after they were stopped by RCMP in Canmore, AB on Valentine's Day.

According to CTV News police observed a black Honda Civic swerving on the Trans-Canada Highway east of the town sometime after 1 a.m. on Feb 14.

Police stopped the vehicle and discovered the driver did not have a valid driver's licence.

The two occupants of the vehicle also admitted to possessing a small quantity of marijuana.

A subsequent search of the vehicle found:

  • Approximately 20 lbs of marijuana
  • Five grams of cocaine
  • Two long barreled firearms
  • A handgun
  • An extendable baton
  • Ammunition and loaded magazines
  • Several edged weapons
  • An undisclosed amount of cash

Stephen McManus, 22 and Vanessa Flavin, 18, both from Kelowna face charges as a result of the incident.


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