A Kelowna man has been charged after over a pound of illicit cocaine and approximately 20 lbs. of marijuana during the execution of a June 2018 search warrant in June 2018. photo: contributed

A Kelowna man has been charged after over a pound of illicit cocaine and approximately 20 lbs. of marijuana during the execution of a June 2018 search warrant in June 2018. photo: contributed

Kelowna RCMP execute search warrant leading to charges and drug seizure

The Kelowna man will appear in court in November

A Kelowna man has been charged after over a pound of illicit cocaine and approximately 20 lbs. of marijuana during the execution of a June 2018 search warrant in June 2018.

On June 27, 2018 the drug section of the Kelowna RCMP Street Enforcement Unit (SEU) executed a search warrant at a home located in the 100 block of Applecrest Court in Kelowna. The warrant was related to an active criminal investigation into suspected drug trafficking being conducted from within Kelowna.

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“During the execution of the warrant, investigators seized over a pound of powdered cocaine, along with approximately twenty pounds of marijuana bud,” said Cpl. Jeff Carroll. “A conducted energy weapon or taser, various drug paraphernalia items commonly used in the trafficking of controlled substances and Canadian currency was also seized by police from the residence.”

Steven Grande, a 44-year-old Kelowna man has now been formally charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance. He is expect to appear in court next in November of 2019.

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