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VPD makes multi-million dollar drug bust

Last Updated Dec 7, 2016 at 1:21 pm PDT


Suspected cocaine discovered during traffic stop in East Vancouver

Two men arrested and released as the investigation continues

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Charges of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking are expected to be recommended against two men after Vancouver Police made a huge drug seizure during a traffic stop this week.

Investigators say yesterday evening, officers stopped two men in an SUV in East Vancouver. The VPD say their members noticed the men acting strange and soon after discovered four kilograms of cocaine. The car was towed and searched and police found another 52 kilograms of what they believe is cocaine.

The drugs are estimated to be worth between $3 million and about $4.5 million in street value.