DAWSON CREEK, BC: On Saturday, May 23, 2020, the Dawson Creek RCMP executed simultaneous search warrants at properties located in the 1300-block of 107th Avenue. The warrants were related to active criminal investigations into suspected drug trafficking in the area.
During the searches, police seized quantities of substances suspected to be fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine along with Canadian currency. Stolen property was also recovered along with airsoft pistols, brass knuckles, boxes of ammunition and a sawed-off semi-automatic shotgun.
Seven people were arrested during the execution of the search warrant at the residence. These individuals were identified and subsequently released pending further investigation.
The matter will be submitted to Public Prosecution Service of Canada for consideration of charges in Possession of the Purpose of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance and Unlawful possession of a prohibited firearm.
Written and released by North District RCMP