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Drug search warrant executed at scene of a recent attempted murder…

PRINCE GEORGE, BC: On Wednesday May 27, 2020 at approximately 5:00 PM, frontline officers assigned to the Prince George RCMP’s Downtown Safety Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence on the 1200 block of 5th Avenue in Prince George.

Two occupants were arrested without incident. Investigators located fentanyl, cocaine and methadone in the residence, along with drug trafficking paraphernalia and cash. Two BB guns, a pellet gun, various tools, and stolen personal identification, were also seized.

The 28 year-old female and 35 year-old female were released pending further investigation and charge approval from the Federal Prosecution Service of Canada.

This residence was the location of a reported aggravated assault on May 3, 2020. An adult male was the victim of a shooting and suffered life-threatening injuries. The Prince George RCMP’s Serious Crime Section is leading the investigation, which is now being treated as an Attempted Murder. This incident was targeted and related to the drug trade.

The Prince George RCMP remains committed to the safety and security of our community, which includes aggressively targeting those responsible for causing harm through drug trafficking and its associated violence. 

If you have any information about illegal drug activity in the Prince George area, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.  If you provide information that leads to an arrest, seizure of illicit drugs or recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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