Sawed-off shotgun and ammunition seized by Surrey RCMP

SURREY RCMP’s Drug Unit has seized a firearm and various ammunition as a result of an investigation into an alleged unauthorized possession of a firearm.

On July 13, officers from the Drug Unit, with the assistance of the Gang Enforcement Team (SGET), and the Lower Mainland District Emergency Response Team, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 12500-block of 113B Avenue.

As a result of the investigation, police located and seized:

* 1 sawed-off shotgun‎

* 1 air soft rifle‎

* various ammunition, including approximately 100 carbine rounds, 25 shotgun shells and 22 caliber rifle rounds

* a small plastic bag of suspected marijuana

Three people were taken into custody and later released. Charges have not been laid as the investigation is ongoing.

Cpl. Elenore Sturko

“Taking illegal firearms off the street and out of the hands of criminals is a key component of our public safety strategy.” said Cpl. Elenore Sturko. “We are continuing to target individuals whose activities pose a risk to the community.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please call the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or contact Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or