Multiple charges approved after a man was arrested with a loaded firearm

Surrey

2024-04-24 09:42 PDT

File # 2024-53048

Surrey RCMP is advising the public that multiple charges have been approved against an individual who was arrested in the Guildford area.

On April 16, 2024, at approximately 5:06 am, Surrey RCMP responded to complaints of a disturbance in the 14900-block of 101A Avenue. Frontline officers attended the area and located a man who was the subject of the complaint. While interacting with the man, officers observed what appeared to be a firearm on his person. The male suspect attempted to flee on foot, however was arrested shortly after. A loaded pistol was recovered at the scene.

Black Handgun, Magazine, Bullets "Surrey RCMP 24-53048"

Twenty-seven-year-old Bryce Scott Telford has been charged with three counts of firearms related offences, one count of resist arrest and one count of breach of a court order prohibiting him from possessing firearms. Telford has been remanded and remains in custody until his next court appearance.

The Frontline officers who attended this file demonstrated good policing instincts and quick thinking in a potentially risky situation, says Cpl. Sarbjit Sangha, Surrey RCMP Media Relations Officer. Their actions helped to safely remove a loaded firearm from our streets.

Released by:

Cpl. James Mason
Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
Office: 604-599-7776

Email: surrey_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: www.surreyrcmp.ca

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