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castanet.net 11 May, 2022 02:30 am

Kelowna dial-a-dope dealer sentenced to 3.5 years in prison

Kelowna dial-a-dope dealer sentenced to 3.5 years in prison
A Kelowna drug dealer has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for running a dial-a-dope operation pushing cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl.

While the defence urged the judge to take into account the possible rehabilitation of Lypowich, Justice Wilson noted he was not selling drugs to feed an addiction.” Justice Wilson settled on a 42 month sentence, less 123 days worth of credit for time served.Lypowich had a previous trafficking conviction on his record that resulted in a two-year jail sentence.The defence argued for a three-year jail sentence while the Crown sought between three and four years.

His first job was selling drugs, “something which has undoubtedly set him on the path to where he finds himself today,” ruled Justice Steven Wilson.RCMP busted Lypowich after several days of surveillance and found in his vehicle 24.

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