RCMP seize drugs cash and firearms following a search warrant

Burns Lake

2023-09-29 09:57 PDT

File # 2023-2143

On Monday, September 18, 2023, Burns Lake RCMP received a report from an individual who stated that a person known to them had sent threatening texts messages along with photos of firearms.

A criminal code investigation involving firearms lead to a search warrant to a residence on 5th Avenue. A search warrant was executed on Friday, September 22, 2023.

With the assistance of North District Emergency Response Team and Prince George Police Dog Services, police conducted the search warrant. Six people were at the home and were detained and later released. Two of those, an adult man and an adult woman, were arrested and later released pending a future court date.

During the search, police located suspected cocaine, suspected methamphetamine, a large sum of cash, paraphernalia often used in drug trafficking, one firearm and numerous edged weapons. The investigation is ongoing.

Cash, firearm edged weaponsCash & suspected drugs

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

Email: madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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