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Police conduct two drug busts in Cranbrook
Cpl Chris Newel
Cocaine and marijuana were seized in two separate drug investigations in Cranbrook on Wednesday, June 4.
Officers executed a search warrant at a residence on 3rd Avenue South and arrested five people.
Cocaine and marijuana were seized and charges of possession of a controlled substance are pending against one person.
In a second investigation, a 44-year-old male from Cranbrook was arrested in a bar on 7th Avenue for trafficking.
A search incidental to arrest found a quantity of cocaine and cash.
The individual has a record for trafficking and is wanted in Alberta on similar charges. He went before a judicial justice of the peace on Thursday, June 5 and has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance on June 16.