WILLIAMS LAKE, BC: On Monday, August 17, 2020, the Williams Lake RCMP responded to a break and enter of a residence the 1500 block of 11th Avenue North…
Investigation revealed that property stolen from the residence included several firearms.
On August 18, 2020, the Cariboo Chilcotin Crime Reduction Unit, General Investigation Section and General Duty section executed a search warrant on a residence in Williams Lake.
The search resulted in the arrest of a man known to police, and the recovery of multiple firearms. The man was subsequently released on strict public interest conditions and is scheduled to appear in court on December 16, 2020. The offenders name will not be released at this time.
“The RCMP are continuing their investigation and will be making recommendations of multiple possession of stolen property charges. Managing property crime offenders and pro-active enforcement measures of these offenders illegally obtaining firearms are a high priority of the RCMP”, said Insp Jeff Pelley, OIC Williams Lake Detachment.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Williams Lake RCMP at (250) 392-6211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800 222-8477.