Fort St. John man in custody facing drug related charges

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – A local man is in custody facing drug charges after Fort St. John RCMP received a report of an unresponsive person at the Toboggan Hill Park.

When police arrived, they found a severely disorientated man who was then arrested under the Liquor Control and Licencing Act.

During a inventory search at the RCMP detachment, police found a number of illicit drugs believed to be cocaine and fentanyl.

The man was then re-arrested and is being held in custody until he appears in Provincial Court on charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking.

On September 12th, 2 charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking CDSA (Controlled Drugs and Substances Act) were approved against 26 year-old Curtis Jeffery Bagan of Fort St. John.

Bagan is in custody and scheduled to appear in court on September 21st in Fort St. John.