RCMP seize sawed-off shotgun, ammunition from Surrey home

Jul 17 2018, 9:30 pm

The RCMP’s Drug Enforcement has seized a firearm and dozens of rounds of ammunition from a home in Surrey.

On July 13, officers from the Drug Unit with the assistance of the Gang Enforcement Team executed a search warrant at a home in the 12500-block of 113B Avenue.

Police located and seized one sawed-off shotgun, one airsoft rifle, various ammunition (including 100 carbine rounds, 25 shotgun shells, and 22 caliber rifle rounds), and a small plastic bag of marijuana.

“Taking illegal firearms off the street and out of the hands of criminals is a key component of our public safety strategy,” said Cpl Elenore Sturko, in a release. “We are continuing to target individuals whose activities pose a risk to the community.”

Three people were taken into custody and later released. Police say charges have not been laid and the investigation is on-going,

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or contact Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.

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