Drug Lab Investigation
The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are currently holding the scene of a suspected clandestine drug lab at home in the 8000 block of Silver Star Road.
On Friday evening, the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP attended to a residence in the 8000 block of Silver Star Road. An initial examination of the residence led RCMP investigators to suspect that a clandestine drug lab may be in operation at the home. RCMP officers also enlisted the assistance of the Vernon Fire Department Hazmat Team.
Given the preliminary findings,the RCMP Federal Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response Team (CLEAR), was called out in order to safely examine the scene in order to search for and collect evidence and make a full determination of the purpose of the suspected drug lab. In addition to support from the Vernon Municipal Hazmat Team and the RCMP CLEAR team, investigators and examiners with Health Canada are also involved.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP at 250-250-545-7171 or via Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.