Mounties seize drugs during trafficking investigation: Chilliwack

Upper Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, BC – Drugs and cash were seized after a RCMP investigation led to the execution of a search warrant.

On July 30, 2020 Chilliwack RCMP Crime Reduction Unit Drug Section (CRU) executed a Controlled Drug and Substance Act (CDSA) search warrant in the 5000-block of Cowichan Street. Police later released two people arrested.

Officers seized a quantity of drug believed to be cocaine, a hydraulic press, paraphernalia consistent with trafficking illegal drugs, and cash during the search.

Mounties seize drugs during trafficking investigation: Chilliwack
Mounties seize drugs during trafficking investigation: Chilliwack

Following a thorough investigation and review of evidence, the RCMP will forward all circumstances of the investigation in a report to the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) for their assessment of CDSA charges.

“The safety of our community remains a RCMP priority,” says Corporal Mike Rail spokesperson for the UFVRD. “Our officers remain dedicated to that priority.”

Tips on spotting a crime house or drug dealer in your neighbourhood:

Regular and unusual traffic patterns;

A high pedestrian volume to a residence day and night;

Traffic stops where a resident comes out to talk briefly with the occupants of the vehicle;

Around the clock activity.

RCMP remind everyone who witnesses anything they believe to be suspicious in nature to contact police at 604-792-4611 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Upper Fraser Valley Regional RCMP

File # 2020-30775

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