Police looking for man facing drug charges

The Prince George RCMP are requesting the public’s help in locating a man with outstanding arrest warrants.

Jeffrey Wayne Smith is facing charges of trafficking in a controlled substance and four counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. Police say he is also wanted in Alberta for assault.

The local charges stem from drug trafficking investigations in December 2015 and February 2016.

Jeffery Wayne Smith

On December 10, 2015, Smith was arrested by the Prince George RCMP’s Street Crew Unit.  Heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine and a significant quantity of cash were located in the vehicle he was in.  A search warrant was executed at a residence on the 4200 block of Quintin Avenue where more drugs and a replica handgun were located.  Smith was released on a promise to appear for court in late February 2016, but was arrested again before his court date.

On February 4, 2016, Prince George RCMP Street Crew members executed a  search warrant at a residence on the 500 block of Freeman Street in Prince George.  Smith was arrested in the residence.  A  quantity of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine were located in the residence, along with drug trafficking paraphernalia.

Smith was held in custody until April 2016 when he was released on a recognizance.  Warrants were issued in November and December 2016 after he failed to attend court.

Police are asking the public’s help in locating Jeffrey Wayne Smith.

Smith is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • 178 cm (5’10”)
  • 82 kg (181 lbs)
  • Brown hair
  • Green eyes

Polie say Smith should be considered violent and should not be confronted.  If located, call police immediately.

If you have any information about Jeffrey Wayne Smith or where he might be, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword “pgtips”.  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.  If you provide information that leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.