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Mounties seize several firearms, drugs, cash from Vanderhoof home Remembrance Day

Two men were taken into custody
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Two men were arrested and a quantity of firearms, drugs and cash were seized from a local home on Remembrance Day thanks to the efforts of Vanderhoof RCMP along with Fraser Lake RCMP and Police Dog Services (PDS) from Prince George.

During the Wednesday, Nov. 11 search, police located and seized numerous firearms, suspected cocaine, psilocybin (magic mushrooms) and marijuana, other weapons and a large sum of cash, said Cpl. Madonna Saunderson District Advisory NCO, media relations for the North District.

Vanderhoof RCMP Staff. Sgt. Laurie Clarkson said the home is located in the 300 block of Second Street.

“While the presence of controlled drugs and substances is not a substantial concern in Vanderhoof, it is a social issue that has impacted almost every community in one facet or another,” noted Clarkson on the investigation. “This investigation and successful search warrant execution form part of the RCMP and in particular, Vanderhoof RCMP’s, endeavours to reduce crime in and around the Vanderhoof area.”

The investigation is on going and police are appealing to the public for more information.

“If you have any information about this contact the Vanderhoof RCMP at (250) 567-2222 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477,” Saunderson noted.

Angie Mindus

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