Vehicle crash leads to drug seizure.

New Hazelton

2022-03-21 09:01 PDT

On Saturday, March 19, 2022 New Hazelton RCMP were called to a single motor vehicle crash on Highway 16, west of Witset, BC.

A man in his 30's was removed from the vehicle by paramedics and after an investigation by officers on scene, a sizable quantity of suspected fentanyl, powdered cocaine, crack/cocaine and crystal methamphetamines was located.

A knife, scale, cell phone, drug paraphernalia and cash was also located. The vehicle was impounded and the investigation is ongoing.

Suspected drugs and cash


This incident is a prime example of the efforts of the New Hazelton RCMP to interdict the illicit drug trade, said S/Sgt Darren Durnin, NCO i/c New Hazelton RCMP.

The RCMP continue efforts to combat drug activity and overdose deaths. If you or someone you know has observed suspicious drug related activity, please reach out to your local RCMP Detachment for assistance.

Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521


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