Vehicle crash leads to drug seizure.
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.
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.
Cpl. Madonna SaundersonDistrict Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
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