Cocaine, brass knuckles and cash seized in Quesnel

Cocaine, brass knuckles and cash were among the items seized during a search warrant this week.

  • Nov. 21, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Cocaine and brass knuckles were among the items seized during a search warrant this week.

Shortly after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18, the Quesnel RCMP GIS / Drug Section executed a Search Warrant on a residence located in the 600 block of Rolph Street in Quesnel.

A quantity of cocaine and marihuana together with packaging material, scales and money were seized during the search. Police also located and seized a loaded rifle, brass knuckles and multiple knives from the residence.

A 25-year-old Quesnel man was arrested and faces charges of Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon and Careless Use of a Firearm. He was released on court documents and strict conditions and is set to make his first appearance in Court on January 27, 2015 in Quesnel.

“The weapons seized as a result of this search warrant serve as a reminder of the inherent dangers of illegal drug activity,” Constable Krista Vrolyk

General Investigation Section with the Quesnel RCMP said.

“The Quesnel RCMP remain committed to taking illegal drugs off of the streets and bringing those responsible for trafficking them to justice.”

Anyone with any information about illegal drug activity is asked to contact the Quesnel RCMP Drug Section at 250-992-9211. Or, if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477. CrimeStoppers pays up to $2000 for information leading to an arrest and charge.

 

 

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