Derek Stephens of Vancouver faces 39 firearms-related charges

THE Vancouver Police Department on Tuesday announced that they arrested 34-year-old Vancouver resident Derek Stephens, who is facing 39 firearms-related charges, on November 29.

This arrest was part of Project Tactic, a five-month Vancouver Police investigation that began this past summer.

Police had arranged a press conference, but then they announced: “As this matter is now before the courts and subject to a publication ban, the VPD has nothing further for release at this time. Mr. Stephen’s next court appearance is in Vancouver Provincial Court this afternoon.”