SURREY RCMP recently seized a significant amount of drugs and a loaded handgun at a Guildford home recognized by the neighbourhood as a problem property.
Local residents reported suspicious activity to police originating from a residence in the 8400-block of 154th Street in Surrey. Surrey RCMP’s Community Response Unit (CRU) led the investigation with assistance from the Drug and Bike Units. After a lengthy investigation officers were able to obtain a search warrant for the home on February 13. During the search, officers located amounts equivalent to 50,000 doses of suspected methamphetamine, 2,600 doses of suspected heroin, 600 doses of suspected marihuana, 250 doses of suspected cocaine, over 100 pieces of various stolen and counterfeit identity cards, and many items suspected to be from retail theft.
In addition, a loaded semi-automatic Walther PPK pistol was found and believed to be stolen from a residential break and enter in Chilliwack.
Officers are continuing the investigation while processing and analyzing all of the exhibits seized. Arrests are expected at a later date.
“We’re very thankful for the community’s assistance on this file,” said Cpl. Scotty Schumann on Monday. “Residents in this neighbourhood were keenly aware of what was going on in the immediate area and the investigation certainly benefited from their observations. The Surrey RCMP and the community it serves can improve the safety and livability for all residents when they work together to solve crime.”
Anyone with more information about problem properties is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.
If you wish to make an anonymous report, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.