Campbell River RCMP say they arrested a 56-year-old woman on July 19 for trafficking fentanyl.
RCMP say they als seized multiple items and drugs, including almost 17 grams of Fentanyl, 30 tablets of dilaudid prescription pills, $1,100 cash and a sports utility vehicle late last week.
The street value of the fentanyl is estimated by police to be around $4,000 and the dialaudid is estimated to be around $600. The SUV is valued at $7,000, which will be referred for forfeiture.
Campbell River RCMP says charges for possession for the purpose of trafficking are now being pursued.
“Fentanyl is one of many types of drugs seized in our community. I encourage people to call the police or crimes stoppers if they suspect drug trafficking,” said Cpl. Ron Vlooswyk of the Campbell River RCMP.