Seven arrested, drugs and gun seized after police raid rural house

Drugs, drug paraphernalia, and gun seized by police from a house on Isle Pierre Road. RCMP photo
Drugs, drug paraphernalia, and gun seized by police from a house on Isle Pierre Road. RCMP photo

Seven people were arrested Wednesday after police raided a house on Isle Pierre Road, approximately 30 kilometres west of Prince George.

Four men and three women were arrested and subsequently released without charge at this time, pending further investigation and charge approval from the Federal Prosecution Service of Canada.

Police say approximately 1.5 kilograms of what police believe to be methamphetamine and one kilogram of what police believe to be cocaine was located in the residence along with cash, drug trafficking paraphernalia and a loaded firearm.  The street value of the drugs was estimated to be in excess of $50,000, according to police.

During the investigation four adult males and three adult females were arrested.  All seven persons were released without charge at this time, pending further investigation and charge approval from the Federal Prosecution Service of Canada.

“This is significant disruption to drug trafficking in our community,” according to a statement from the Prince George RCMP.  “The Prince George RCMP is committed to enforcement and prevention initiatives that combat the possession and sale of drugs in the community.”

If you have any information about illegal drug activity in the Prince George area, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.  If you provide information that leads to an arrest or seizure of illicit drugs, you could be eligible for a cash reward.