SURREY RCMP announced on Wednesday that 18-year-old James Daniel of Surrey, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant has been safely taken into custody.
Daniel was wanted in connection to three charges related to drug trafficking. These charges stem from an investigation which began in September 2018 and focussed on alleged drug trafficking in Surrey and Delta related to a group of individuals associated to those involved in the ongoing Lower Mainland Gang Conflict.
Daniel turned himself in on Tuesday (June 25) to the Surrey RCMP and currently remains in police custody.
This lengthy investigation resulted in 38 charges being approved against six individuals. The majority of these charges were in relation to the trafficking of suspected fentanyl and cocaine.
During the investigation, police executed search warrants at two separate residences, one in Surrey and one in Delta. As a result of these search warrants, police located bulk and pre-packaged fentanyl as well as evidence which led police to believe that large volumes of fentanyl were being trafficked.
Four men were arrested. Another male, Ryan Bruinsma, passed away. The RCMP latr issued a Canada-wide warrant for Daniel, was suspected to have left B.C.
– Fifty-one-year-old Jasbir Singh Khabra of Surrey is facing 11 charges related to drug trafficking.
– Nineteen-year-old Matthew Ramone Mann of Delta is facing 8 charges related to drug trafficking.
– Nineteen-year-old Gurdeep Singh Bains of Delta is facing 6 charges related to drug trafficking.
– Eighteen-year-old Martin Djunga of Surrey is facing 3 charges related to drug trafficking.
– Eighteen-year-old James Daniel of Surrey is facing 3 charges related to drug trafficking.
– Ryan Allan Bruinsma, who is now deceased, was charged with 7 counts related to drug trafficking.
Surrey RCMP thanked the public, media, and their policing and community partners for their assistance.
Anyone with further information on this individual and his alleged crimes, who hasn’t already contacted police, is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to www.solvecrime.ca