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Police conduct two drug busts in Cranbrook

Cpl Chris Newel

Kimberley RCMP

Cocaine and marijuana were seized in two separate drug investigations in Cranbrook on Wednesday, June 4.

Officers executed a search warrant at a residence on 3rd Avenue South and arrested five people.

Cocaine and marijuana were seized and charges of possession of a controlled substance are pending against one person.

In a second investigation, a 44-year-old male from Cranbrook was arrested in a bar on 7th Avenue for trafficking.

A search incidental to arrest found a quantity of cocaine and cash.

The individual has a record for trafficking and is wanted in Alberta on similar charges. He went before a judicial justice of the peace on Thursday, June 5 and has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance on June 16.

 

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