Stash: An RCMP officer holds open a bag found at a residence on Highway 97B to display quantities of cocaine and morphine packaged for sale.

Stash: An RCMP officer holds open a bag found at a residence on Highway 97B to display quantities of cocaine and morphine packaged for sale.

Suspected dealer arrested

Salmon Arm RCMP officers conducted a search of a residence in the 1300 block of Highway 97B on Wednesday and found a host of packaged drugs

  • Sep. 17, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Salmon Arm RCMP officers conducted a search of a residence in the 1300 block of Highway 97B on Wednesday and found a host of packaged drugs.

As part of an ongoing investigation, police obtained a search warrant and, once inside the home, discovered quantities of cocaine, morphine and MDMA packaged for sale.

A sawed-off shotgun was also seized.

A 49-year-old Salmon Arm man was arrested and faces drug-trafficking charges.

His identity has not yet been released as criminal charges have not yet been formally approved by Crown counsel.

 

Salmon Arm Observer