Saturday, May 30, 2020

Prince Rupert RCMP execute early morning warrant, make arrest at 8th East residence

Prince Rupert RCMP executed a search warrant in the early hours of Saturday morning,  searching a residence on the 1500 Block of Eighth Avenue East.

As part of the operation, local Mounties called on the assistance of the North District Emergency Response Team and Police Dog Service as they entered the residence.

 As a result of their search, police officers located a loaded shotgun, drugs and drug paraphernalia.

A 45 year old Prince Rupert resident twas taken in custody as part of the police activity, he was later released with a future court date.

The Prince Rupert detachment reminds the public to report any suspicious activity to the Prince Rupert RCMP at 250-624-2136 or to through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Social Media streams in Prince Rupert showcase a number of photos of the police action as it took place during the early morning hours.

More notes related to Emergency Responders in the Northwest can be found from our archive page here.

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