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$60,000 worth of illicit drugs seized in Dawson Creek warrants…

DAWSON CREEK, BC: Six people were arrested in Dawson Creek last month following two separate Search Warrants in the city…

Police say on Friday April 1, 2022, officers executed a search warrant at a local residence as part on an ongoing investigation into the local drug trade. As a result of the search warrant, police seized approximately four ounces of suspected heroin and fentanyl.

In addition, officers seized items associated to the drug trafficking industry including numerous cellphones, digital scales, ammunition, handgun holsters, two firearms and Canadian currency. A luxury sedan was also seized as it is believed to have been purchased with proceeds of crime.

Items seized during two separate Search Warrants in Dawson Creek in April 2022.

Another search warrant was issued on Saturday April 2 at a different residence as part of an investigation into a stolen vehicle found at the home. As a result of the search, officers seized over seven ounces of suspected methamphetamines and fentanyl, along with smaller amounts of pre-packaged cocaine and crack-cocaine. Police also seized items associated to the drug trafficking industry including ammunition, firearms, Canadian currency and dime bags.

Both search warrants netted a street value of over $60,000. Police were able to recover a number of real and imitation firearms along with ammunition, a stolen Chevrolet Silverado and a fraudulently obtained Dodge Caravan.

Multiple arrests were made during each search and a number of charges are being recommended against four Dawson Creek locals and two individuals from Alberta.

Released by Dawson Creek RCMP and edited by PJXM News. You can find the unedited version here.

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