Drug dealer finds golden opportunity under West Kelowna McDonald’s arches

West Kelowna RCMP bust a local man in an Alberta vehicle dealing marijuana and sporting brass knuckles

  • Jun. 3, 2013 1:00 p.m.

A 34-year-old West Kelowna man is likely facing multiple charges after a tipster led police to his drive-thru dealing hotspot.

The alleged drug dealer was trafficking marijuana from his vehicle in the McDonald’s parking lot located at 3605 Gellatly Road.

Officers spotted the white Ford F150, with Alberta plates the tip described, at the rear of the restaurant and initiated a traffic stop; they subsequently arrested the driver for possession of a controlled substance.

A search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of 44 grams of marijuana, $2410 cash and a pair of brass knuckles.

He is now facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a prohibited weapon and will appear in court Aug. 22.

 

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