Drug bust on Nak’azdli Reserve

Fort St. James RCMP seized drugs, drug-related paraphernalia and cash after a raid on a residence on Nak'azdli Reserve

  • Jul. 22, 2013 3:00 p.m.

RCMP are recommending charges against three male suspects in relation to a drug bust at a residence on the Nak’adli Reserve on July 19.

The search led RCMP to confiscate $1,200 in crack cocaine, some marijuana, drug-related paraphernalia and $495 in cash.

Three male suspects were arrested at the residence, one was released unconditionally, two were released on a promise to appear.

A summons has been issued for the renter/owner of the home.

The raid was carried out by RCMP members, including members of the Fort St. James RCMP crime reduction unit  and an RCMP police dog, executing a search warrant under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act.

RCMP are now recommending charges of one count of possession of a controlled substance for the purposes of trafficking and four counts of breach of probation against a young offender.

They are also recommending one count of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking against an adult male, and once count of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking with three counts of breach of recognizance against a third male suspect.

The next scheduled court appearance for two of the suspects is October 22, 2013 in Fort St. James.


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