Fraser Lake RCMP seized 65 pounds of marijuana at road block

Fraser Lake RCMP seized 65 pounds of marijuana at road block

Fraser Lake RCMP seized 65 pounds of marijuana at a road block on Feb. 6.

Fraser Lake RCMP seized 65 pounds of marijuana at a road block on Feb. 6.

Sixty-five pounds of marijuana was seized during a RCMP impaired driving check in Fraser Lake on Highway 16 and Francois Lake Road at 10:15 p.m on Feb. 6.

Two men — Hoa Hung Duong and Ly Sau Phuc, aged 49 and 39 respectively — have been taken into custody and are charged for two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking.

At the check, a Fraser Lake RCMP officer was inspecting a vehicle for defects, leading into a Wildlife Act investigation and then a Controlled Drug and Substance Act investigation, states the police in a media release.

The two men are scheduled to appear in Fort St. James Provincial Court on Feb. 15.