BCHP seize a second loaded firearm in Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek, BC Highway Patrol

2024-02-05 12:06 PST

File # 2024-505

On January 25, 2024, a BC Highway Patrol officer seized a loaded firearm making this the second firearm BCHP seized in January in Dawson Creek. At 11:14 pm, police received a report of a suspicious blue pickup truck in the area of 20th Street and 108th Avenue. Police quickly located the pickup truck and arrested the male driver for possession for the purpose of trafficking.

During the investigation, police seized the following items:

The driver was also under investigation for operating a vehicle while impaired. The pickup truck was impounded for 24 hours related to the impaired investigation. Charges have not been formally approved and further details about the driver will not be released at this time.

On January 16, 2024, BC Highway Patrol in Dawson Creek located a carbine-type firearm, ammunition, suspected drugs and counterfeit money in a Chevrolet Malibu where the driver fled.

If you have any information about the events related to this incident, please contact the Dawson Creek RCMP at (250) 784-3700 and refer to file 2024-505 or 2024-301.

BC Highway Patrol

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Cpl. Melissa Jongema

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