Large drug bust in Merritt
Merritt RCMP have two men in custody following a drug raid last week.
The raid was conducted Thursday, Nov. 1 at an unspecified residence in Merritt where one man was taken into custody.
“Officers found a male subject asleep inside the residence who was arrested, along with a second male resident who was later located and arrested for trafficking. A search of the residence revealed several weapons including a machete, baseball bats, a Taser stun gun, an air soft replica pistol and a loaded 22 calibre handgun that had been previously reported as stolen,” RCMP said in a news release.
Investigators say they also found a variety of drugs and weapons in the residence including approximately six pounds of cannabis, 160 grams of heroin, 310 grams of cocaine, 66 grams of methamphetamine, scales and roughly $3,500 in cash and coins.
RCMP have not identified the suspects.
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