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Gun seized and four persons arrested at local motel

A gun was seized and four people arrested after police responded to weapons-related report at a motel in the 3400-block of the Hart Highway Saturday.

Officers and a police dog service team attended the motel shortly after 8 a.m..  Four occupants of the room eventually cooperated with police and were taken into custody without incident.  While searching the room for other occupants, officers located a loaded handgun and ammunition. 

One of the occupants, a 33-year-old man, was found to be wanted on previous firearms related charges dating back to August, 2019.  The three other people, a 28-year-old woman, 27-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man, were all released without charge pending further investigation.  All four are Prince George residents.

This investigation is continuing.

If you have any information about firearms related Criminal offences, 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 firearms, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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