Traffic Stop turns into drug arrest

 

During the early evening hours Monday, the RCMP located a vehicle near Silvers Cold Beer and Wine store with four people inside with open liquor.  RCMP members then noticed a bag of marijuana in plain view, which lead to a search of the vehicle.

During the search, the RCMP located 4 ounces of cocaine with a street value of over $7,000.  A 25 year-old male was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking.  The male was released on bail after a decision made by a Judicial Justice of the Peace.

The Dawson Creek RCMP state they are actively investigating and putting pressure on those in the drug trade and would like to thank the citizens of Dawson Creek for their support in these efforts.  If you have any information about the drug trade in Dawson Creek, call the detachment or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.