A Watson Lake man is facing a cocaine trafficking charge following an investigation by the Yukon RCMP’s crime reduction unit.
According a Sept. 18 press release, unit members were investigating a man “believed to be trafficking cocaine in downtown Whitehorse” and arrested someone in relation to the investigation Sept. 17.
Officers also executed a search warrant a the Chilkoot Trail Inn and located “an amount of cocaine.”
Calvin Pembleton, 53, is facing a charge of trafficking a controlled substance — namely, cocaine — as well as two charges of failure to comply with a release order prohibiting him form possessing weapons or more than one cell phone.
Pembleton, the press release notes, was charged earlier this year with a count each of trafficking cocaine and possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking in Watson Lake.
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