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Crime Reduction team make arrests in Williams Lake…

WILLIAMS LAKE, BC: The Cariboo Crime Reduction Unit was busy on Thursday August 2, 2018, after locating and arresting six people wanted on warrants and drug investigations…

At 10:40 AM, a 38 year-old male was arrested on three outstanding warrants for breaching his probation order and failing to attend court. This multi-jurisdictional offender remains in police custody.

At approximately 2:30 PM, a vehicle was stopped on Pigeon Avenue where a 28 year-old male driver was arrested for driving while prohibited. The male and 24 year-old female passenger were both arrested for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking after a quantity of heroin and fentanyl were located inside the vehicle.

At 5:00 PM, a 48 year-old Williams Lake male was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Officers seized a small quantity of Heroin.

At 5:36 PM, police arrested two males for Possession of a Controlled Substance. One male had an outstanding warrant out of Smithers. The pair were in possession of a quantity of Methamphetamine and Cocaine.

Of those arrested, four suspects are well known to police in Williams Lake. Police are continuing to investigate all four of the investigations with charges to be recommend to Crown Counsel.

“To make Williams Lake and area a safer community, targeting drug traffickers remains a priority of the Crime Reduction Unit and Williams Lake detachment”, says Inspector Jeff Pelley, Officer in Charge, Williams Lake RCMP.

If you have any information about drug trafficking or weapons related offences in our community, please contact the Williams Lake RCMP at (250)392-6211or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477.

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