The Joint Crime Reduction Unit of the Castlegar and Trail RCMP took five people into custody after executing a search warrant at a Castlegar home early Wednesday evening.
RCMP Cpl. Brett Turner said police, assisted by uniformed officers from Castlegar, executed the search warrant on a residence in the 2600 block of 5th Avenue in Castlegar. Five people were taken into custody and a quantity of material believed to be illegal drugs was seized.
The police statement continued, “The drugs are being analysed and the investigation is ongoing.”
Four people were released on a promise to appear in court, and one person remains in custody at this time.