58-year-old Castlegar man arrested with 45 pounds of pot
A Castlegar man is now facing charges after police searched his home and found about 45 pounds of pot, according to RCMP Cpl. Debbie Postnikoff.
“On Oct. 23 at 12:30 p.m., the Castlegar RCMP Detachment executed a search warrant contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act at a residence located in the 1400 block of Arrow Lakes Drive,” Postnikoff said, adding police seized approximately 45 pounds of dried marihuana and various drug paraphernalia.
“A 58-year-old Castlegar man was arrested at scene without incident and is facing charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of trafficking.”
Postnikoff said the man is scheduled to appear in Castlegar Court on Dec.11 for his first appearance.