Terrace courthouse

Local man faces drug trafficking charges

Samuel Ratchford, 32, is custody awaiting a court date.

A Terrace man is facing three counts of drug trafficking after police executed a search warrant in Thornhill.

On August 24, 2017 as part of an ongoing drug investigation, Terrace RCMP General Investigations Unit executed a search warrant on two residences in Thornhill.

They found drugs, including cocaine and methamphetamine, as well as other evidence consistent with drug trafficking.

Samuel Ratchford, 32, of Mountainview Avenue is charged with one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance, and two counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

He is presently in custody awaiting a court appearance.

If you have information about crime, please contact the Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then in the body of your text message type TERRACE, followed by your tip information.