Drugs

Langley RCMP warrants result in guns, drugs and cash seized

The Langley RCMP is showing a significant seizure of weapons , the result of a lengthy investigation.

The Langley RCMP Drug Section investigated the drug trafficking activities of a local group, with the assistance of the Langley RCMP Prolific Offender Suppression Team, Street Enforcement Unit and the Lower Mainland Emergency Response Team, Police executed search warrants in separate parts of Langley on April 22, said Sgt. Ravinder Pawar.

Among the items seized were handguns, magazine clips, rifles, a shotgun, various ammunition and a cross bow.

A variety of controlled drugs and substances were located and seized including heroin,  methamphetamine, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, MDMA also known as Ecstasy, as well as suspected fake Oxycontin pills, along with a significant amount of cash.

“Police arrested two people during the warrant execution and as the investigation continues will be recommending numerous criminal charges against these and other members of this group,” Pawar said.

“It is critical to the long term safety and living quality of Langley that we, the RCMP, continue to effectively target local and regional crime groups,” said Supt. Murray Power. “Any groups engaged in drug trafficking, weapons possession and or use are a real and credible threat to our community. Our specialized units in Langley will continue to work collectively and keep the pressure on persons engaged in crime. More work to do.”

If you have information that might assist with any of the above investigations, call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200. To remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers:

There are four ways to leave an “anonymous tip” with Crime Stoppers.

Talk: 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

Type: www.solvecrime.ca

Text: BCTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637)

Facebook: www.facebook.com/metrovancouvercrimestoppers

Just Posted

Free vet clinic caters to pets of homeless, low income in Langley

The first such clinic in Langley will take place later this month.

Work starts on highway lanes for 216th Street project

The new Langley interchange will see another phase of work begin this autumn.

Extradition hearing set for Langley developer accused of fraud

Mark Chandler will go before the B.C. Court of Appeals early next year.

Langley Saints fall to Bulldogs on Vancouver Island

The Langley team fought hard against a highly-ranked opponent.

Langley hosts woman whose story inspired Orange Shirt Day

A Williams Lake woman has been in schools this week and gives a public presentation Saturday.

Dinos and dino eggs found in Langley City park

And so are slides and swings and more at the new themed playground.

B.C. premier apologizes for removal of 1950s totem pole at Canada-U.S. border

First Nations say pole was raised at Peace Arch but removed to make way for tourism centre

Tornado touches down in Ottawa and Gatineau, Que.

Environment Canada says cars and homes have been damaged by severe thunderstorms and high wind gusts

An unexpected sight: Bear spotted eating another bear in central B.C.

Cheslatta Carrier Nation Chief finds bear eating another bear’s carcass

RCMP confirm death of missing BC teen Jessica Patrick

No details on cause were given. Case is under criminal investigation and police are asking for tips.

CUTENESS OVERLOAD: 2 sea otters hold hands at the Vancouver Aquarium

Holding hands is a common – and adorable – way for otters to stay safe in the water

B.C. teen with autism a talented guitarist

Farley Mifsud is gaining fans with every performance

Yukon man facing new attempted murder charge in B.C. exploding mail case

Leon Nepper, 73, is now facing one charge each of aggravated assault and attempted murder

B.C. man who left hospice to run in upcoming election dies

A week after leaving hospice to go to city hall to declare his candidacy, David Hesketh has died.

Most Read