Property offender in custody after warrants executed in Abbotsford

ABBOTSFORD Police Crime Reduction Unit officers executed four search warrants on Thursday night in relation to three recent break and enters in which over $200,000 in property was stolen.

With the assistance of the Abbotsford Police patrol officers, the Emergency Response Team, the Drug Enforcement Unit, the Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service and the Urban Air 1 Helicopter, search warrants were executed on four suites in apartment complex in the 33300-block of George Ferguson Way.

Many occupants were escorted from the suite. A non-compliant suspect refused to exit one suite; however, with the utilization of a distraction device and the Urban Air 1 helicopter’s floodlight, the male surrendered and was taken into custody.

A 26-year-old male remains in custody facing property-related charges. The Crime Reduction Unit officers continue their searches and investigation as stolen property is being recovered.

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