Hotel room raided, two men face charges

Two men are facing drug charges after police raided a hotel room on Nov. 5.

  • Nov. 10, 2015 8:00 p.m.

Two men are facing drug charges after police raided a hotel room on Nov. 5.

The Salmon Arm RCMP located and arrested two men who were alleged to be dealing drugs in the area of Third Street and First Avenue in Salmon Arm.

Both men were 22-year-old residents of Salmon Arm and were believed to be working together.

As a result of the arrests and seizure of drugs, a search warrant was obtained and later conducted at a hotel in Salmon Arm. A quantity of methamphetamine, cocaine, crack cocaine, LSD, and marijuana was seized by the RCMP.

Both men are facing trafficking and possession for the purpose of trafficking charges as a result and will appear at a later date in court here in Salmon Arm.

Stolen licence plates

On Nov. 6 Salmon Arm RCMP received a complaint from a woman who’s licence plates had been stolen from her parked vehicle.

The plates are British Columbia licence plate 176 XPH. If anyone sees these plates on a vehicle, call the local RCMP or CrimeStoppers.

Do not attempt to recover the plates or apprehend the vehicle that they may be on.

On the road

Local RCMP officers removed two drivers from the road under the Provincial Motor Vehicle Act. Both of the drivers were stopped in separate traffic stops and were found to be driving while high on drugs. The drivers were issued 24-hour driving prohibitions and their vehicles were towed.

Break in

Police also investigated a break and enter to a storage building on Highway 97B on Nov. 8.

A culprit or culprits entered a storage building and made off with two western saddles, a crossbow and a Red 2008 Yamaha Grizzly quad. If anyone has information on the whereabouts of these items, they are asked to  call the local Salmon Arm RCMP or report their tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers.


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