The RCMP have been attempting to crack down on drug trafficking in Campbell River.
Their most recent press release states that on Thursday March 16, a cache of drugs and guns were found in a house on Ebert Road
According to Cst. Maury Tyre, Media Relations Officer for the detachment, “Police seized over $3000 in cash, 17 grams of crack cocaine, 4 grams of cocaine, 13 grams of Fentanyl, 316 Hydromorphone pills and several other prescription pills.”
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‘Walk With Me’ returns to Campbell River on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Participants will sit in a circle, while the organizers describe the project and explain the context of the stories they are about to hear. They will then proceed to the walk, listening to a 40-minute-long audio on a headset. (There are static options for people with mobility issues.) After the walk is over, everyone will return to Spirit Square and reflect upon what they heard.
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The Campbell River RCMP are experiencing a marked increase in the number of emergency calls this January.
In a press release issued last night, media relations officer Cst Maury Tyre, “2020 was the busiest year in terms of calls for service at the Campbell River RCMP for at least 10 years. This makes January 2021’s file count thus far concerning when we compare to our 2020 numbers.”
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A new report from the BC coroners service states that, as of the end of November, there were 153 suspected illicit drug overdose deaths.
The province is on the threshold of setting a new record.
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