BC Highway Patrol – Williams Lake seizes suspected firearm, ammunition, and drugs during traffic stop

North District, Williams Lake, BC Highway Patrol

2023-08-14 08:17 PDT

File # BCHP Williams Lake 2023-5762

On the evening of August 3rd, 2023, at approximately 7:00pm, a member of BC Highway Patrol – Williams Lake initiated a traffic stop with a speeding vehicle on Highway 97 near Knife Creek. A discussion with the driver; identified as a woman from BC in her 30’s who is known to police, raised the suspicions of the officer. A search of the vehicle subsequent to her arrest revealed a loaded suspected firearm, ammunition, as well as and drugs suspected to be methamphetamine.

Picture of hand gun with vehicle interior in background

Picture of two boxes of ammunition with vehicle engine compartment in background

The driver is now facing multiple charges under the Criminal Code of Canada, and was released on conditions to appear in court at a later date.

BC Highway Patrol

Released by:

Cpl. Mike Moore
Media Relations Officer
BC Highway Patrol
Office: 604 526-9744

Email: bchp_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: bc-cb.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/highway-patrol

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