Sawed-off shotgun, drugs found at noisy Penticton motel party
PENTICTON – Police responding to a loud motel party found much more than they expected.
Penticton RCMP responded to the Highland Motel late Saturday night after receiving noise complaints.
When they arrived, officers noticed a sawed-off shotgun inside the hotel room.
A search of the room turned up more weapons, a large quantity of ecstacy, a stolen bicycle and drug trafficking supplies.
Three people were arrested.
Darcy Emil Lenko, 50, is facing numerous charges including possessing a prohibited weapon and stolen property.
A 33 year old Penticton woman remains in custody in connection to an outstanding warrants.
A 35 year old local man has been released without charges.
Lenko is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.