Berg behind bars for 60 days on drug conviction

A Quesnel man is in jail for drug dealing.

A Quesnel man is in jail for drug dealing.

Todd Berg, 24, was sentenced to 60 days in jail

after pleading guilty

to possession of ecstasy

for the purpose of trafficking.

Jan. 15, 2011 RCMP conducted a traffic stop in which Quesnel RCMP located Berg in possession of a quantity of ecstasy consistent with drug trafficking.

Berg also received one year of probation as part of his sentence. 

Drug bust

Three Quesnel residents are facing drug charges after RCMP busted a residence on Lewis Drive.

Shortly after 10 p.m. Jan. 24 RCMP executed a search warrant on a residence in the 300 block of Lewis Drive.

The three residents (two females and one male) face charges of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.

The three are slated for provincial court, Feb. 8.

RCMP would like to remind the public they are the eyes and ears of the community.

They encourage residents to report illegal and suspicious drug activity to the RCMP, 250-992-9211.

Or, if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers, 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

With Crimestoppers you do not have to provide your name and you do not have to testify in court.

Crimestoppers pays up to $2,000 in cash rewards for information which leads to an arrest or the recovery of drugs or stolen property.

Highway fatality

A Cariboo resident is dead after a head-on collision last week.

Jan. 26, Cariboo Chilcotin Traffic Services from Quesnel and Williams Lake, B.C. Ambulance and Search and Rescue

responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway 97 just south of the McAllister overpass.

A north-bound tractor- trailer crossed over the center line into the south-bound lane resulting in a head-on collision with a Dodge pickup.

The passenger in the pickup was trapped and had to be removed with the jaws of life.

The passenger from the pickup was in critical condition at the scene and was removed by ambulance to Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake where he died.

Alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors in this incident.

The roads were in good winter driving condition and were believed to be wet at the time of this incident.

Police and the accident analyst are continuing the investigation.

The name of the deceased will be released after

next of kin have been advised.

This matter is still under investigation by Cariboo Chilcotin Traffic Services and the Coroners Office.

Further details will be released as they become available.