Charges Laid in Connection with May 2017 Investigation
2017-06-20 15:14 PDT
File # 2017-3488
Charges have now been laid in connection with a Williams Lake investigation from May 2017 where a search warrant was executed on Sunday May 28th 2017 on a residence in Williams Lake.
Davey Ronald AUGER, who has been in police custody since May 28th 2017, now faces twenty two (22) charges as a result of this active investigation. AUGER has been charged with five (5) counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking contrary to section 5.2 of the Controlled Drug & Substances Act (CDSA). The various drugs have been identified as heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine; cannabis and fentanyl. Two of those five charges have been directly related to Fentanyl.
AUGER is also facing seventeen (17) charges for various Criminal Code offences of which fifteen (15) of those charges are for firearm related offences. The firearms, which were prohibited or modified included a rifle, shotgun, a restricted handgun and a crossbow.
Insp. Pelley, Officer in Charge of Williams Lake Detachment states, "The RCMP will continue to use a consultative, research based approach to reducing crime by targeting our efforts toward high-volume offenders and known crime hot spots. Although we are pleased with the results and will continue to do everything we can to keep our communities safe. We didn’t do it alone. This is a community issue and we cannot solve crime or lower crime rate without the cooperation of the community
AUGER next court appearance is scheduled for Wednesday, June 21 2017 where Crown Counsel will seek further detention regarding the new charges.
Cpl. Madonna SaundersonDistrict Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
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