Surrey RCMP arrest nine people; seize drugs, cash, handgun

SURREY RCMP announced on Tuesday that they have arrested nine people and seized illicit drugs, cash, and a handgun as a result of a targeted investigation into drug trafficking and gang activity.

On July 4, Surrey RCMP’s Community Response Unit, with the assistance of the Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 12800-block of 108th Avenue.
As a result of the investigation police seized:

* Approximately 12 doses of suspected cocaine
* Approximately 100 doses of suspected heroin / fentanyl
* Approximately 290 doses of suspected crystal methamphetamine
* Approximately 980 doses of suspected cannabis
* Approximately $3,400 in cash
* A Colt .44 special handgun
* Packaging and paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking
* A stolen 1987 Yamaha sports motorcycle

Out of the nine individuals arrested, two were Priority Target Offenders (PTO) who are currently active in the community.  Charges have not been laid as the investigation is ongoing.

“We are pleased with the results of this investigation,“ said Staff-Sgt. Joe Johal of the Surrey RCMP Community Response Unit. “Together with our integrated partners, our Community Response Unit  continues to press forward against drug trafficking in Surrey, to target those individuals whose activity puts the public at risk.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or contact Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca

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