Three charged and firearms seized in Surrey carjacking


2024-01-08 12:34 PST

File # 2024-3169

On January 7, 2024 at approximately 3:23 pm the Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a theft of vehicle at gunpoint in the 8200 block of 150 Street.

Police officers from Surrey RCMP, Langley RCMP and Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Services (PDS) responded to the area, confirming the safety of the caller, as well as working to locate the suspect vehicle.

Shortly after the initial report, the suspect vehicle was located. When an officer attempted a traffic stop, the suspect vehicle allegedly fled from police. A collision occurred between the suspect vehicle and the police vehicle prior to the suspect vehicle coming to a stop in the 7600 block of 192 street.

Following the collision, three individuals were located and arrested. During the arrest, one of the individuals was apprehended by PDS and was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

The suspect vehicle, a Dodge Charger, was determined to have been stolen in Surrey. During a search of the vehicle, officers located three loaded firearms and ammunition.

Images of three seized firearms

One police officer was also transported to hospital after receiving minor injuries resulting from the collision.

Multiple charges including robbery with a firearm, disguise with intent, flight from police and possession of an unauthorized firearm have been laid against Oromena Urefe (21), Janiar Hasan (24) and Dante Masone (21).

Investigators are still working to determine the motive in this incident. Being as this matter is now before the courts Surrey RCMP will not be releasing any further details.

For media inquiries contact:
Cpl. James Mason
Surrey RCMP Media Relations Unit
Office: 604-599-7776

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