Roadside check leads to drug seizure
Contents of vehicle stopped on the weekend – photo courtesy Fraser Lake RCMP
Fraser Lake, B.C. – A routine roadside checkstop on Highway 16 and Francois Lake Road, revealed more than officers expected.
RCMP were conducting an impaired driving check on Saturday, Feb 6th around 10:15 at night.
An officer was inspecting one of the vehicles for a vehicle defect which led him into a Wildlife Act investigation and subsequently into a Controlled Drug and Substance Act investigation.
A full 65 pounds of marijuana discovered. Two men, aged 49 and 39 were taken into custody and held until their initial court appearance.
The two are expected to appear in court in Vanderhoof tomorrow afternoon.