Gun seized from alleged impaired driver

Port Hardy

2024-03-26 12:54 HAP

Dossier nº 2024-906

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Police seized a handgun following an investigation into an alleged impaired driver.

On March 23, 2024, just after 8:30 p.m., Port Hardy RCMP responded to the BC Ferries terminal for a report of a possible impaired driver in the line-up, headed up the Central Coast. Police located the driver and initiated an impaired driving investigation which led to the detention of the suspect as he was believed to be impaired by alcohol.

Upon the subsequent search of his vehicle, police located a handgun along with ammunition which will be subject to forensic analysis.

The suspect, a 46-year-old man has been released with a court date of May 20, 2024.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Port Hardy RCMP at 250-949-6335.

Diffusé par :

Cap. Alex Bérubé
S.-off.-cons. de district (relations avec les médias)
District de l’île
2881, rue Nanaimo, Victoria (C.-B.) V8T 4Z8
Bureau : 250-380-6110
Cellulaire : 778-836-8153

Courriel : alex.berube@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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