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RCMP raid White Rock apartment, find fentanyl, cocaine — and an 81-year-old woman

Global News

The RCMP raided a White Rock apartment on Thursday, finding large quantities of drugs including fentanyl and coke — and an 81-year-old woman.

Police said Friday they executed a search warrant at the residence in the 1400-block of Fir Street after several complaints from residents.

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Numerous packages of drugs meant to be resold on the street were found inside, including fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine, RCMP said.

The 81-year-old woman was living in the apartment along with two adult men. Police arrested the men but have since released them.

One of the men, a 46-year-old White Rock resident, is due to appear in court on a later date.

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RCMP did not say whether charges have been laid against either suspect, but indicated that the case was being treated as a drug trafficking investigation.

“This was [a] drug line run by organized crime and we have definitely disrupted it,” White Rock RCMP spokesperson Const. Chantal Sears said in a statement.

“Drug traffickers are not welcome in our city and we are committed to keeping our community safe.”

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The fate of the 81-year-old woman is not yet known. Global News has reached out to RCMP for more information.

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Anyone with information that may be helpful to the investigation is asked to contact White Rock RCMP or Crime Stoppers.