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Kitimat RCMP arrest one man, seize cash and drugs from Nechako area

The Sept. 2 incident led to the seizure of cash, drugs and a shotgun among other items

An early morning arrest for obstruction lead to a discovery of a cache of suspected narcotics, cash and a shotgun from a residence near the Nechako Area.

Kitimat RCMP arrested one man after arriving at the residence on Sept. 2.

The police said in a Sept. 7 statement that they were called to attend a disturbance in a residence near the Nechako area around 4 a.m..

At the residence, the man was arrested for obstruction after ongoing refusal to speak with the police.

“During the search incident to arrest, a large bag of suspected cocaine was located on the man. Officers also noted a quantity of drug packaging and paraphernalia in the residence and a search warrant was subsequently executed,” the police said.

The search revealed more than $2,000, a variety of different suspected drugs including cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, steroids and assorted pills which were seized along with a shotgun and other items.

The investigation is ongoing at this time, said the RCMP.

“Thanks to diligent efforts and observations of the officer, we are pleased to have taken a quantity of drugs off our streets keeping our community safer” said Kitimat detachment commander Staff Sergeant Graham Morgan.

To submit anonymous tips on drug activity in the Kitimat area please visit crimestoppers.ca