Revelstoke man arrested in Banff

A Revelstoke man was arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine following a car stop near Lake Louise last week.

  • Oct. 14, 2015 3:00 p.m.

A Revelstoke man was arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine following a car stop near Lake Louise last week.

Staff-Sgt. Kurt Grabinsky of the Revelstoke RCMP says that Banff RCMP stopped a speeding vehicle heading eastbound near Lake Louise on Thursday, Oct. 8, at around 9:30 p.m.

After searching the vehicle, they found a significant amount of cocaine and a large sum of cash.

The vehicle and cash were seized as a result of the investigation.

Kyle Farrell, 28, was charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and possession of property obtained by crime. He was released with conditions and is expected to appear in Banff court in the future.

Grabinsky said Farrell was known to police.

 

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