West Shore RCMP find drugs and cash after vehicle stopped for speeding

March 1 traffic stop near Westhills Park nets 18 grams of crack-cocaine

West shore RCMP seized cash and illegal substances from a March 1 traffic stop for speeding near the intersection of West Shore Parkway and Commander Court.

Police found 18 grams of crack-cocaine along with $1,200 in cash and drugs suspected to be ecstasy in the vehicle. Two occupants were arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

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The passenger, a 20-year old man, was released by police on a Promise to Appear. The driver was released without charges.

“This is excellent work done by one of our general duty officers. Getting drugs off the street and keeping our community safe is a priority for us in the West Shore,” said Const. Nancy Saggar, West Shore RCMP media relations officer, in a release.

Neither of the occupants were West Shore residents.

swikar.oli@goldstreamgazette.com

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