August 25, 2014 6:03 pm

Sawed-off shotgun, drugs found at noisy Penticton motel party

RCMP say two vehicles crashed head-on before bursting into flames. The collisions happened approximately 10 kilometres east of Balcarres.

File/Global News

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.

Report an error


Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first.

Global News