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Two arrested in New Denver following search of business

RCMP said a 47-year-old female and a 51-year-old male were located at the scene who were operators of the business were arrested.

Slocan Lake RCMP said Thursday that on Monday, January 4, 2021 police executed a Controlled Drug and Substance Act (CDSA) search warrant at a business located in the 800 block of Kildare Street, New Denver.

RCMP said a 47-year-old female and a 51-year-old male were located at the scene who were operators of the business were arrested. 

“Slocan Lake RCMP seized a quantity of Contraband Tobacco and Controlled substances under the CDSA and the Cannabis Act,” RCMP said.

“There was items seized that were indicative of trafficking of CDSA from the business as well.”

RCMP said the two adults were released from police custody pending further investigation. 

The Slocan Lake RCMP are continuing their investigation with the assistance of the Provincial Tobacco Enforcement Unit.