Charges laid in February drug seizure

By Jill Sperling
May 25, 2016 - 8:02am

KAMLOOPS — A search conducted at a home on Valleyview Drive in February has resulted in an arrest and drug-related charges. 

RCMP found 224 grams of cocaine and 1,446 grams of marijuana in the home during the search on Feb 25. A shotgun and crossbow were also seized from the residence. 

After leaving his residence, 21-year-old Nathan Anthony Townsend was arrested in a vehicle on Westsyde Road. He had a substantial amount of cash on him. 

Townsend has been charged with two counts of Posession for the Purpose of Trafficking. His next court appearance is May 30. 

Kamloops RCMP believe the drug seizure is tied to organized crime. 

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