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Charges laid against two suspects following Lyon Street raid…

PRINCE GEORGE, BC: During the early morning hours of Wednesday September 23, 2020, the Prince George RCMP with assistance from the North District RCMP’s Emergency Response Team, executed a Criminal Code search warrant at an address on the 400-block of South Lyon Street in Prince George…

Two male suspects that were held in custody are now facing charges as a result of this enforcement action.

Thomas Joshua TOMAN, a 21 year-old Prince George man, has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

– Careless storage of a firearm (2 counts)

– Possession of a firearm without a licence (2 counts)

– Possession of a firearm without authorization (2 counts)

– Fail to comply with an undertaking (3 counts)

Jamie Wade FATUM, a 28 year-old Prince George man, has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

– Careless storage of a firearm (2 counts)

– Possession of a firearm without a licence (2 counts)

– Possession of a firearm without authorization (2 counts)

– Possession of a firearm while prohibited (2 counts)

– Fail to comply with probation (3 counts)

Both accused will appear in court on Wednesday September 30, 2020.

The action taken by police was a direct result of the on-going investigation into the increased violence involving firearms in our community.

The Prince George RCMP is committed to aggressively targeting those responsible for causing harm through drug trafficking and its associated violence in our community.  If you have any information about violence or illegal firearms 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

Released by Prince George RCMP

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