DC Drug Bust

Charges have been laid against two persons, following a drug bust last weekend in Dawson Creek.

31-year-old Leanne Hart and, 28-year-old P.J. Ayles, both face marijuana possession and trafficking charges.

Ayles is also facing two additional counts of cocaine trafficking and, possession of a prohibited weapon.

They were both arrested at a Dawson Creek residence early last Saturday morning but, both have since been given conditional bail release, pending their first court appearances.

The Dawson Creek RCMP has issued a formal thank you, for public assistance with the investigation.

It resulted in the seizure of nine ounces of cocaine, two ounces of marijuana, a prohibited weapon and, an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police put the estimated street value of the drugs, at 20 thousand dollars.