Recovered Stolen Vehicle leads to Drug Trafficking charges

Williams Lake

2017-08-12 17:27 PDT

File # 2017-6481

On Friday August 11 2017 at 11:54 AM, Williams Lake RCMP were notified that a vehicle, reported stolen from Alberta, was in Williams Lake. The vehicle, a rental car from Edmonton, was located at a local business by RCMP. Two people were arrested in connection with the stolen vehicle.

During the investigation Mounties found more than a stolen vehicle. A substantial amount of drugs believed to be Methamphetamine, Heroine and Fentanyl, along with a significant amount of cash was uncovered.

One woman from Surrey BC has been held in custody pending a Provincial Court appearance in Williams Lake on Monday August 14th 2017. The other person has been released and police are not seeking any charges in relation to this individual.

Police are recommending that charges be laid against the woman. Charges of Possession of stolen Property, Theft of auto, possession for the purpose of trafficking and five charges of breach of recognizance are being submitted to Crown Counsel.

Insp Jeff Pelley OIC Williams Lake Detachment states this type of criminal behavior will not be tolerated in our community. Our members will continue to focus on individuals who engage in this, or any criminal activity

 

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Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George B.C. V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521

Email: madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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