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Drug dealer calls cop

You've heard of dial-a-dope operations? A recent arrest in North Vancouver might be called a dope-a-dial disaster — at least for the caller.

RCMP say a Mountie received a misdialed call on his cell phone from a man offering to sell him marijuana.

The officer arranged to make the purchase at a certain location, and police later made an undercover buy.

A 25-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman from Coquitlam were subsequently arrested and police say they found more drugs including heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine in the their vehicle.

Police are recommending charges of trafficking and possession for the purpose of trafficking.

Cpl. Richard De Jong says it's not every day that accused drug dealers call police to do business, and he's sure they were just as surprised as police by the result.

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