POLICE – Search warrant yields guns, drugs, stolen Corvette; four arrested

(Image: RCMP)

Four suspects were arrested and a large quantity of firearms and drugs, plus a stolen car, were recovered overnight (Friday, Jan. 12, 2018) when RCMP executed a search warrant at a home on Royal Avenue.

Kamloops RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) with the  assistance of General Duty members carried out the search.

Police seized the following items:

  • 5 Firearms – Shotguns and Rifles
  • 2 real looking Pellet guns
  • Large amount of ammunition related to the seized guns
  • 25 grams Fentanyl/Heroin, 47 grams of Methamphetamine and a quantity of MDMA
  • Large amount of stolen property, specifically tools and electronics
  • Stolen 1986 Chevrolet Corvette located in garage.

A man identified as a Kamloops prolific offender has been held in custody and is facing a number of charges related to this search, said Cpl. Jeff Bingley of the Crime Reduction Unit.

“In the coming days, police will be sifting through the property seized, with the hope of returning the items to their rightful owners.”


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