RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Counterfeit cash and weapons seized in Fort St. James robbery investigation

21-year-old man to appear in court

A robbery investigation led to the Fort St. James RCMP locating a prohibited weapon, bear spray and a large amount of counterfeit cash.

According to a news release, the weapons and counterfeit Canadian money was seized on Tuesday, Dec. 14, following a search in connection to a robbery.

“This investigation has resulted possible additional charges, counterfeit money removed from circulation in our community and weapons removed from the streets,” said Cst. Brandon Jones.

A 21-year-old man has been released to appear in court on Monday, March 7.

The robbery is alleged to have occurred on Sunday, Dec. 12, a few days before the seizure and his arrest.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact the Fort St. James RCMP at (250) 996-8269.

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(Correction: The date of the seizure was incorrectly reported as Sunday, Dec. 12)

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