Police release details about early winter drug bust

An undercover drug sting netted 11 drug dealers and a prompted a host of charges in the West Kelowna and Big White areas.

  • Mar. 16, 2011 1:00 p.m.

An undercover drug sting netted 11 drug dealers and a prompted a host of charges in the West Kelowna and Big White areas.

“The operation occurred in November of 2010 and consisted of RCMP undercover officers posing as buyers,” said Const. Steve Holmes, in a press release.

“The results of the operation saw 10 of the 11 males, ranging in age from 20 to 30 years of age, arrested for a total of 18 charges of Trafficking in Controlled Substances such as marijuana, methamphetamine, ecstacy, ketamine and cocaine.”

Three of the males were arrested at Big White where they were caught selling drugs in liquor establishments at the ski hill.

All of the arrested subjects were later released on a Promise to Appear in court at a later date to face their respective drug charges. One of the suspects has an unendorsed warrant for his arrest.

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