Downtown Prince George Safety Unit executes CDSA warrant

On April 28, 2021, the Downtown Safety Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant on a house on the 100 block of Pioneer Avenue.

Prince George, BC – On April 28, 2021, the Downtown Safety Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant on a house on the 100 block of Pioneer Avenue. Police are familiar with both the house and its occupants, whom they know to be violent. This house was the subject of previous police action by frontline members who executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant there earlier this year.

With assistance from the Prince George RCMP’s Street Crew Unit and Police Dog Services, members began executing the warrant shortly before 9:00 p.m. The eight people in the residence cooperated with police requests to exit the house. Police took all eight subjects into custody; they held two on outstanding arrest warrants and released the remaining six from custody pending the outcome of the investigation.

Prince George DRUGS
Prince George DRUGS

The search of the residence took approximately one and a half hours. While in the house, police located drug trafficking paraphernalia as well as suspected methamphetamine, suspected fentanyl and illicit prescription drugs.

In this instance, investigators located what appears to be prepackaged fentanyl consistent with what police are seeing in the downtown core. It is our belief that what members seized was destined for downtown. Even a minor enforcement action against those profiting by selling fentanyl in the midst of the opioid crisis is a positive victory, states Sgt. Chamberlain, commander of the Street Crew Unit.

If you have any information about this or any other criminal offence, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.northernbccrimestoppers.ca (English only). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

File # 2021-14444

Prince George RCMP

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