Penticton RCMP nab two for drug trafficking and possession

Penticton RCMP Drug Task Force made arrests for drug trafficking and possession in two separate incidents on Monday.

Penticton RCMP Drug Task Force made arrests for drug trafficking and possession in two separate incidents on Monday.

Calvin Louie Senger faces one charge for possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking when the 24 year old was arrested in a store parking lot in the 2700 block of Skaha Lake Road. Cple Brad Myhre said the Okanagan Falls man was found to be in possession of four ounces (112 grams) of marijuana packaged for sale along with trafficking paraphernalia. Senger was held for court until Tuesday where he was released on conditions to appear at a later date.

Also on Monday, the Drug Task Force arrested a 19 year old female resident of Penticton in the parking lot of a motel in the 2700 block of Skaha Lake Road. Myhre said she was arrested for marijuana trafficking and for possession of crystal methamphetamine. The woman had no prior criminal convictions and was released to appear in court on Jan. 6, 2014.

Just Posted

Minnesota standout latest signing for Okanagan BCHL squad

Liam Malmquist of Minnesota coming to Vees for 2019/2020 season

Early-morning fire destroys Okanagan packing house

Cause of fire that destroyed an Oliver packing house remains under investigation.

Video: Third annual Ellis on the Rise brings joy to community

The block party was hosted by the Downtown Penticton Association and Ellis Street business owners

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Thunderstorm possible for South Okanagan

The rest of the region will enjoy a sunny day.

More than just a playground: Busy Beans Play Café to help parents and children

Owners Kim Wade and Tracey Wiseman want to use their expertise to help struggling families

REPLAY: The best videos from across B.C. this week

In case you missed it, here’s a look at the replay-worth highlights from this week in the province

Nominate your favourite businesses for the Best of the South Okanagan

Join the Penticton Western News as they celebrate the Best of the South Okanagan awards

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

The request comes as the United States takes a harder line on its Mexican border

Mistrial declared in Jamie Bacon murder plot trial

Bacon was on trial for counselling to commit the murder of Person X

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Okanagan group offers suggestions on overdose prevention site

Downtown Vernon Association agrees proposed facility should be near Vernon Jubilee Hospital

Canadian homebuyers escaping high housing costs by moving to secondary cities

In British Columbia, exurbs have grown in the Hope Valley and Kamloops

Feds lay out proposed new rules for voice, video recorders in locomotives

Transport Canada wants to limit use of recorders to if a crew’s actions led to a crash

Brothers acquired land at entrance to Garnet Valley

Name of Summerland valley and lake does not match spelling of family name.

Most Read