Screams alert police, three arrested


Three people remain in custody as a result of an investigation into a scream earlier this week.

Just before 4 a.m. on Tuesday August 8, the Prince George RCMP received a report of screams coming from the 2200 block of Spruce Street.

Officers attended and checked a number of residences in the immediate area in search of someone in distress. Police attended the residence that was the suspected source of the scream. Several people were located inside, however none appeared to be in distress. Evidence of firearms and drugs was observed by officers. A search warrant was obtained and executed.

A loaded SKS rifle with prohibited magazine, a loaded ‘sawed off’ shotgun, an unloaded ‘sawed off’ shotgun and ammunition were all seized from the residence, according to police. A small quantity of methamphetamine and cocaine was also seized, along with drug trafficking paraphernalia. Three persons were arrested, all others were released.

Dean Reginald Anderson, 39, and Brandy Leah Forget, both of Prince George have each been charged with possession of a prohibited firearm without a licence and carrying a concealed prohibited device. Chad Thomas Quaw, of Prince George, has been charged with three counts of failing to comply with a recognizance four counts of failing to comply with probation.

 

All three have been held in custody until their next court appearance scheduled for Wednesday August 16.

If you have any information about the illegal possession of firearms, 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 or the recovery of stolen property or the seizure of firearms, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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