Surrey RCMP seize firearms, fentanyl and cash in drug investigation

FIREARMS, drugs and cash have been seized by the Surrey RCMP Drug Unit during the execution of a search warrant at a South Surrey residence.

In April, the Surrey RCMP Drug Unit initiated an investigation into alleged street level drug trafficking and firearms offences occurring in Whalley. Through the investigation members located an associated residence in the South Surrey area.

On May 18, a male related to the South Surrey residence was arrested and found in possession of 8.8 grams of methamphetamine, 7 grams of fentanyl, $895 cash, and a Karambit knife which is a prohibited weapon.

On May 19, the Surrey RCMP Drug Unit executed a search warrant on a residence located in the 16200-block of 28 Avenue. Four persons located inside the residence were arrested and later released pending further investigation.

Items seized during the search included:
* $16,140
* 223 grams of fentanyl
* 1.7 kg of caffeine
* 20 gauge Ranger Silah semi-automatic shotgun with loaded double magazine
* M4 .223 Carbine assault rifle with loaded magazine
* SKS 7.62 mm assault rifle with loaded magazine
* 45 caliber Colt pistol one
* 9 mm Caspian Arms pistol
* 32 caliber Lama pistol with loaded magazine

“Surrey RCMP are strategically targeting the people who put our community at risk by engaging in the drug trade and the violence that accompanies it,” said Surrey RCMP Media Relations Officer Cpl. Vanessa Munn. “Through targeting those individuals, we continue to take illicit drugs and illegal firearms off the streets.”

Anyone with more information 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.

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