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Police make second drug bust in less than a month at same Smithers residence

Drugs seized include suspected methamphetamine, cocaine and fentanyl; two suspects arrested
Drug bust at same residence in Smithers for second time in weeks. (file photo)

An ongoing drug trafficking investigation has culminated in a second search warrant and further seizures of drugs and cash, as well as arrests.

The investigation initially led to the execution of a search warrant in which drugs and cash were seized on December 29.

READ MORE: Two arrested, drugs seized in Dec. 29 drug bust in Smithers

Police have since gathered additional evidence to support a second search warrant at the same residence on the 3700 block of Broadway Avenue, which was executed on January 12.

During the subsequent search, police seized illicit drugs suspected to be cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl, as well as cash and related drug paraphernalia consistent with trafficking.

Two people were arrested and were released pending further investigation.

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