Surrey RCMP drug investigation results in seizure of firearms, Fentanyl and cash

Surrey

2021-05-26 12:07 PDT

File # 2021- 60808

Firearms, drugs and cash seized have been by Surrey RCMP Drug Unit during the execution of a search warrant at a South Surrey residence.

In April 2021, Surrey RCMP Drug Unit initiated an investigation into alleged street level drug trafficking and firearms offences occurring in Whalley. Through the investigation members located an associated residence in the South Surrey Area.

On May 18, 2021, a male related to the South Surrey residence was arrested and found in possession of 8.8 grams of methamphetamine, 7 grams of Fentanyl, $895 cash, and a Karambit knife which is a prohibited weapon.

On May 19, 2021, the Surrey RCMP Drug Unit executed a search warrant on a residence located in the 16200 block of 28th Avenue. Four persons were located inside the residence, arrested and later released pending further investigation.

Items seized during the search included:
• $16,140
• 223 grams of fentanyl
• 1.7 kg of caffeine
• 20 gauge Ranger Silah semi-automatic shotgun with loaded double magazine
• M4 .223 Carbine assault rifle with loaded magazine
• SKS 7.62 mm assault rifle with loaded magazine
• 45 caliber Colt pistol one
• 9 mm Caspian Arms pistol
• 32 caliber Lama pistol with loaded magazine

Surrey RCMP is strategically targeting the people who put our community at risk by engaging in the drug trade and the violence that accompanies it says Surrey RCMP Media Relations Officer Corporal Vanessa Munn. Through targeting those individuals we continue to take illicit drugs and illegal firearms off the streets. 

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. If you wish to make an anonymous report please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.

Photo of seized firearms

Photo of Fentanyl seized

Released by

Cpl. Vanessa Munn

Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP
www.surreyrcmp.ca
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
Office: 604-599-7776

Email: surrey_media_relations@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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