Police issue warrant after man facing drug trafficking charges misses court date

Charges came following summer investigation by Campbell River Street Crimes Unit

A warrant has been issued for a man facing drug trafficking charges after he failed to show up for court.

Ernest Bartlett is facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine.

The charges against Bartlett as well as Michael Woiwood and Kori Fiscus were approved on Nov. 15 following a summertime investigation by the Campbell River Street Crimes Unit.

RELATED: Campbell River RCMP to focus on domestic violence awareness and prevention

According to an RCMP press release, the men were arrested and released on conditions with court appearances set for January 2020. Bartlett failed to attend court.

Ernest Bartlett. Image provided by RCMP

Police are asking the public to call the Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221 if they know where Bartlett is. The public should not approach him themselves, police say.

The charges have not been proven in court.

RELATED: Alcohol believed to be a factor in fiery crash in Campbell River

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

RCMP

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

What does the nearly $10 million RCMP contract get the people of Campbell River?

Despite discussion around police funding, response techniques and use of force, the… Continue reading

Campbellton … A River Runs Through

Campbell River neighbourhood celebrates ongoing revitalization

Over 90 Campbell Riverites cycling to raise funds for kids cancer research

Cyclists will be raising funds until end of August

Special Olmypics Campbell River first nonprofit to benefit from golf course giving back

Fifteen per cent of proceeds earned by Campbell River Golf and Country Club on Aug. 8 to be donated

A B.C business used robots to bring down concrete walls

Walco Industries is the only firm on Vancouver Island to use specialized robots for hydro-demolition

371 British Columbians battling COVID-19, health officials confirm

Thursday (Aug. 6) saw a second straight day of nearly 50 new confirmed cases

Cowichan RCMP use spike belts to end car chase — man in custody

The driver was arrested at the scene a short distance from his vehicle

Fear and ignorance have spiked racism in the province: B.C’s human rights commissioner

Kasari Govender has been virtually interacting with citizens in remote, rural areas to address concerns of discrimination

COVID-19 tests come back negative for remote First Nation

“There are no suspected cases in the community at this time.”

Visitors and non-residents entering closed remote B.C. First Nation’s territories

With limited resources, they say they don’t have any authority or power to enforce the closures

UBC loses appeal on Fisheries Act convictions

BC Supreme Court upholds order to pay $1.55-million fine

Masks to be mandatory on BC Transit, TransLink starting Aug. 24

Both BC Transit and TransLink made the announcement in separate press releases on Thursday

Most Read