Tips to Delta Police help expose drug trafficking operation

AFTER receiving a number of complaints from the public about a North Delta residence, the Delta Police Department’s Patrol Support Team executed a search warrant at a home on 83A Avenue on September 23.

“The nature of the complaints led police to believe that drug trafficking may be taking place at this residence,” said Cris Leykauf, spokesperson for Delta Police, on Friday. “Police began an investigation which yielded enough evidence to secure a search warrant, which was executed with the assistance of the DPD’s dog unit, Violence Suppression Team and Crime Reduction Unit.”

During the search police seized a quantity of drugs, believed to be crystal methamphetamine and cannabis edibles.

One person was arrested at the scene without incident, while four people were temporarily detained and then released. Police anticipate recommending drug trafficking-related charges against the individual who was arrested.

“We continue to encourage people to report suspicious activity to the police, and want to reassure the public that police do follow up on this information,” said Leykauf.

The investigation is continuing as police continue to process the materials seized during the warrant execution.