Drug raid targets Langley home, three in Surrey

A Langley home was one of four raided as Delta, Surrey, and anti-gang police cracked down on Lower Mainland gang violence.

On Thursday, four search warrants were executed at three homes in Surrey and one in Langley, said Acting Sgt. Sarah Swallow, spokesperson for the Delta Police.

More than 50 officers from Delta, the Surrey RCMP, the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, and the Langley RCMP took part in the raids.

The searches turned up a large amount of cash and illegal drugs, said Swallow.

Two men were arrested and were expected to make court appearances sometime Friday, with charges recommended to Crown Counsel.

The raids are an attempt to disrupt and suppress gang violence in Surrey and North Delta.

There were 28 shootings over an 11-week period this spring, mostly in Surrey’s Newton area and into North Delta.

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