Robbery investigation leads to seizure of drugs and guns

New Hazelton

2022-09-06 09:41 PDT

File # 2022-2412

On Friday, September 2, 2022, New Hazelton RCMP were called to a home on Alderway Loop following a report of a robbery.

A suspect had come to the home, demanded money and assaulted two people. The suspect threatened to shoot the people, took a small amount of cash and left in a dark coloured suburban.

The victims knew the suspect, an adult man, and police found the suspect at his residence where he was taken into custody without incident. A search warrant was obtained and police located a significant amount of suspected illicit drugs, 14 rifles, 2 sawed off shotguns, soft and hard body armor, crossbows, and ammunition.

The suspect has been remanded in custody and is facing charges of robbery, use of firearm while committing indictable offence, assault with a weapon, utter threats, possess a firearm without license or registration, possessing firearms, crossbows, prohibited weapons while prohibited, possess non-firearm unauthorized, and two counts of willfully resisting or obstructing peace officer.

guns, ammo, suspected drugs  Numerous weapons

The investigation is ongoing and there is the possibility further charges could be laid, said Cpl Anthony Brooks, Acting Detachment Commander.

If you have any information about this contact the New Hazelton RCMP at (250) 842-5244.

Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521


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