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Two Arrests

There is one less drug dealer on Penticon's streets.

RCMP arrested two males on Wednesday afternoon.

The males, aged 26 and 40, were arrested in a hotel parking lot on Lakeshore Drive after a vehicle search. The 26 year old was driving the vehicle when it was pulled over. RCMP found cocaine and a 9mm semi-automatic handgun.

The driver now faces charges of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a prohibited handgun and possession of a firearm while prohibited.

The passenger is not expected to face charges, however he was subject to outstanding arrest warrants. Both are being held in custody until a court appearance on Thursday.


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