Abbotsford Police Gang Task Force Strikes Again- Fentanyl Traffickers In-Custody

Abbotsford , BC – The Abbotsford Police Department Gang Task Force made their third arrest in the past two weeks of young people connected to the Lower Mainland Gang Conflict. The Gang Task Force continue to target their efforts on individuals involved in the Lower Mainland Gang Conflict and to improve public safety through this targeted enforcement.

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Jonathan Abel Flores (18 years old) and Cody Anthony McClain (21 years old) were arrested on June 27 at 3 pm after the Gang Task Force conducted a vehicle stop. Police located $2000 cash, a bag containing 70 pre-packaged pieces of fentanyl, other drugs
including cocaine and 5 cell phones.

Flores and McClain were remanded in custody today on numerous charges. Jonathan Abel Flores (18 years old) is charged with one count of each of Trafficking in fentanyl and two counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking.

Jonathan Abel Flores (18 years old) and Cody Anthony McClain (21 years old) were arrested on June 27 at 3 pm after the Gang Task Force conducted a vehicle stop.
Jonathan Abel Flores (18 years old) and Cody Anthony McClain (21 years old) were arrested on June 27 at 3 pm after the Gang Task Force conducted a vehicle stop.

APD FILE # 17-21077 RELEASE # 1

Incident: APD Gang Task Force Arrests Youth for Trafficking Drugs with Fentanyl

A 17-year-old male is in custody today charged with two counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, and one count each of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Fail to Stop for Police and Breach of
Undertaking.

The Abbotsford Police Department’s Gang Task Force attempted to pull over the male in his vehicle on Highway #11, however, the 17-year-old male failed to stop for the police, ran a red light and went into oncoming traffic at a high rate of speed attempting to evade the police. The male parked the vehicle and was arrested a short time later by police. Early indication is that the drugs seized contain Fentanyl.

The identity of the accused is protected by the Youth Criminal Justice Act. This is the second arrest in the past two weeks of young people connected to the Lower Mainland Gang Conflict.

The mandate of the APD Gang Task Force is to specifically focus their efforts on individuals involved in the current Lower Mainland Gang Conflict and to improve public safety through targeted enforcement.

Please contact the Abbotsford Police Gang Unit for information on warning signs for gang involvement and risk factors as well as help with getting yourself or someone you care about out of the gang life. Contact us at [email protected] or call 604-864-4777.

APD FILE # 17-26638 RELEASE # 1

Abbotsford Police Department Gang Task Force


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