Penticton & South Okanagan News
Cocaine off the street
RCMP seized cocaine in Penticton Thursday morning.
Drug task force officers stopped a vehicle on Wade Avenue and arrested the driver, a 36-year-old male from Penticton. Immediately following the vehicle stop the officers executed a drug search warrant at a residence in the 600 block of Wade Avenue.
At the address, the officers discovered a quantity of cocaine packaged for street level sales and associated drug trafficking items.
The male, who has no criminal record, was released to appear in court on Mar. 26. He faces a charge of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
Comments on this story are pre-moderated and approval times may vary. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.
Read more Penticton / S. Okanagan News
- Family condemns RCMP BC
- Child pornography sentencePenticton / S. Okanagan
- Bobbitt hearing continuesPenticton / S. Okanagan
- Inquest into teen's Mill deathVernon / N. Okanagan
Town of Oliver
Town of Osoyoos
Town of Keremeos
Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen
Penticton & Wine Country Chamber
Penticton Discussion Forum
District of Summerland
Summerland Chamber & Tourism
School District 67 - Okanagan Skaha
School District 53 - Okanagan Similkameen
Okanagan Regional Library
Township of Hedley