Man arrested following drugs and cash seizure at music festival


2023-08-04 13:48 PDT

File # 2023-3763

A man is facing criminal charges after allegedly dealing drugs at a local music festival in Salmo, BC.

On July 25, 2023. police were initially notified by the festival security after getting a report that a large amount of drugs were being sold by a festival attendee from his recreational vehicle (RV). Police arrived and were directed to the RV in question where a large amount of money, drugs and drug paraphernalia were located.

Over $145,000 and 100 grams of suspected controlled substances were seized.

Police also arrested the occupant of the RV, whom they identified as a 45-year-old man of Vancouver.

The investigation is ongoing.

Released by

Cpl. Alex Bérubé
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Island District
2881 Nanaimo St, Victoria, BC V8T 4Z8
Office: 250-380-6110
Cell: 778-836-8153


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