Cash, cocaine seized in Sparwood

Bust result of a joint investigation by the Elk Valley RCMP and the Cranbrook RCMP Drug Section in Sparwood.

  • Feb. 27, 2013 5:00 a.m.

A large amount of cocaine and cash was seized recently as result of a joint investigation by the Elk Valley RCMP and the Cranbrook RCMP Drug Section in Sparwood.

Three individuals are now facing drug trafficking related charges.

On Feb. 21, 2013, a search warrant authorized under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act was executed at a Sparwood residence without incident in the 6000 block of Lower Elk Valley Road, Sparwood. The search recovered approximately one ounce of cocaine, $4,000 in cash and other drug trafficking related paraphernalia.

Two men and one woman were arrested and released for upcoming court appearances in Cranbrook.

Anyone with information regarding illicit drug activity in our community is urged to contact their local police services or via Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.