BURNS LAKE, BC: One man has been arrested after he did not follow through on his conditions…
This afternoon, Burns Lake RCMP noticed a man who is well known to them breaching his conditions as he was located on 5th Ave at Hwy 16.
When officers from Burns Lake and Houston Detachments attempted to arrest the male, he fled on foot prompting officers to engage in a foot pursuit.
Mounties caught up with the man a few blocks away and he was arrested without incident. It was during the arrest that police discovered the male had a significant amount of drugs, suspected to be cocaine in his possession. As well as large sum of cash.
The suspect male will be charged with breech of condition and will likely face further charges of drug possession. The investigation continues.