Terrace RCMP are warning the public that pills are circulating in the Terrace area. Some are believed to be Xanax (Alprazolam).

Illegal pills circulating in the Terrace area, warn police

Terrace RCMP have seized drugs in three separate incidents from June 30 to July 13.

Police are warning the public about pills circulating in the Terrace area, following several recent drug busts.

On June 30, Terrace RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence in Thornhill. From that address, four ounces of cocaine, 300 pills, money and other evidence consistent with drug trafficking were seized. One man was arrested.

Earlier the same day, police responded to a report of a man in possession of drug paraphernalia. Police located Crystal Meth and Alprazolam pills (commonly referred to as Xanax) packaged in a manner consistent with drug trafficking. A man was arrested.

On July 6, a man was found to be in possession of a large number of pills believed to be Alprazolam. The pills were white, yellow, and green.

Zachary Gordon, 18, was charged with failure to comply with a Probation order and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

On July 13, an assault complaint led to a drug investigation. Police executed a warrant on a vehicle and located pills and cocaine packaged in a manner consistent with trafficking.

If you have information about crime, 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.

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