On October 14, 2011 Keremeos RCMP, with the assistance of South Okanagan RCMP, Regional General Investigation Section, Penticton Police Dog Section and Penticton Forensic Identification Section executed a drug search warrant on a residence in the 500 block of 11th Ave in Keremeos. Officers seized a substantial amount of marihuana, which was being prepared for sale and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency.
The first search led to the immediate search of a second residence in the 400 block of 7th Ave in Keremeos. Officers seized another substantial amount of marihuana.
Four individuals have been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking in marijuana. One of the individuals has been remanded in custody and appeared in court on October 17.
James Laton, RCMP