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Man accused of dealing cocaine
A 45-year-old Salmon Arm man is facing charges of cocaine trafficking after police made a few phone calls.
At approximately 8 p.m, July 4, Salmon Arm RCMP made contact with a suspected drug dealer for the purposes of arranging a drug transaction.
Police had been conducting an investigation into a so-called dial-a-dope operation.
At a residence near Highway 97B, plain-clothed police officers met with the man who was subsequently arrested.
Police report at the time of arrest this person was in possession of a quantity of cocaine packaged for sale.
A court date is pending.