Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Nanaimo RCMP Seize Cocaine and Cash

Ryan James Truckle Arrested
Three Others Charged

A 27 year old resident of Nanaimo is in police custody after being arrested late Friday night in connection with the seizure of over a pound of cocaine and $1000's of dollars in cash.

Ryan James TRUCKLE age 27, known to local police and believed to be active in the local drug trade was arrested shortly after 11 PM on Saturday night by Nanaimo Drug Unit officers .He was arrested while sitting in his vehicle with three other men in the parking lot of the Longwood station plaza in the north end of Nanaimo. The three along with TRUCKLE were arrested and a search of TRUCKLE’s vehicle located a little over 500 grams of powdered cocaine and $12,000 dollars in Canadian currency.

“Any time you take over a pound of cocaine and $12,000 dollars from illegal gains, off the street ,we call that a good day in the world of crime reduction” said Constable Gary O’Brien media spokesperson for the Nanaimo RCMP.

The four males were all charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act .The three arrested, with ages of 24.28, and 53 were released later from cusotody on Promises to Appear and are scheduled to make their first court appearance in Nanaimo Provincial court on April 13,2010.

TRUCKLE will be making an appearance in Nanaimo Provincial court today where a decision will be made on his release.


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