Six people have been taken into custody after police executed a search warrant on a Surrey home, recently.
In a release on Monday, police said the raid on the home happened on November 22, in the 13200 block of Old Yale Road.
During the search, officers located and seized:
- One SKS style rifle
- One Ruger pistol
- Four airsoft pistols
- One “improvised pipe gun”
- One taser flashlight combination
- Numerous “edged weapons” and batons
- Two police-style body armour vests
- Approximately 43 doses of suspected heroin
- Approximately 44 doses of suspected methamphetamine
- Approximately 29 doses of suspected crack cocaine
Out of the six arrested, police said two of the individuals – who are known to police and believed to be participants in the illegal drug trade – were arrested on outstanding warrants for unrelated matters.
No charges have been laid at this time as the investigation continues while the officers examine and process all the evidence seized.
“The RCMP’s Community Response Units are based in all five districts across the city of Surrey and provides both overt and covert policing operations to address crime, nuisance activity, and neighbourhood safety through pro-active policing strategies,” said Staff Sgt. Joe Johal. “In this instance, our members were following up on information provided by the community which provided the necessary evidence to ascertain the search warrant.”
Anyone with further information about this incident is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or if they wish to remain anonymous, to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or leave a tip online.