Controlled Drug and Substances Act warrant executed at local store

Prince Rupert

2023-06-23 10:47 PDT

File # 23-3083

 On June 21st, 2023 the Prince Rupert RCMP executed a search warrant at 230 3rd Ave W.

The investigation is still ongoing, however, during the search evidence was found that supports charges of illicit drug production, illicit drug trafficking, possession of property obtained by crime and possession of prohibited weapons. Three individuals were arrested at the scene, and once the investigation is complete, the evidence will be forwarded to crown counsel for charge approval.

This establishment has been the subject of public concern for some time. The Prince Rupert RCMP are committed to proactively targeting drug trafficking activities, in the interest of reducing crime and the betterment of the City Prince Rupert RCMP A/Officer in Charge Sgt Gerald Walker said of the search, We still have work to do, but this is a step in the right direction.

If you have any information that can the Prince Rupert RCMP with their investigation please call 250-624-2136, to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers 1-888-222-8477 (TIPS).

Released by:

Cst. Brody Hemrich
Media Relations Officer
Prince Rupert Detachment


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