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Investigation led by Vernon North Okanagan RCMP results in major seizure of drugs, guns and cash

A drug trafficking investigation by Vernon North Okanagan RCMP has resulted in the seizure of an arsenal of guns and a significant quantity of suspected drugs and cash.

Vernon RCMP seize Drugs Guns Money
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The operation involved the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia and the simultaneous execution of four search warrants across three different communities in the Okanagan.


Over 30 kilograms of suspected illicit drugs including fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, MDMA, and synthetic opioid pills were seized, along with 27 assault rifles, 18 handguns, and 6 shotguns.

Police also found evidence of firearm manufacturing and assembly, hard body armor in tactical vests, a commercial pill press believed to be used to manufacture synthetic opioid pills, and a commercial mixer for mixing powder drugs.


Five people were arrested and later released from custody pending charge approval at the completion of the investigation.


Vernon RCMP seize Drugs Guns Money
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Follow this link to read the RCMP press release regarding this major bust.


Vernon RCMP seize Drugs Guns Money
RCMP Photo




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