RCMP net five kilograms of marijuana in Rossland bust

RCMP found close to five kilograms of packaged marijuana after executing a search warrant at a Rossland home last week.

RCMP found close to five kilograms of packaged marijuana after executing a search warrant at a Rossland home last week.

A 26-year-old man was arrested at the scene by the Trail Crime Reduction Unit and is currently in custody.

The packaged drugs were found in the suspect’s vehicle, while the search also came up with 87 marijuana plants found in the house.

The man is charged with production of marijuana and possession of marijuana for purpose of trafficking.

The search took place on Thursday, Jan. 19 at around 4:30 p.m.