Drugs And Vehicle Seized After Male Arrested For Driving While Prohibited

Illegal drugs, cash and a vehicle have been seized after officers from the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit – British Columbia (CFSEU-BC) conducted a vehicle stop on the afternoon of April 27th, 2020.

On the afternoon of April 27th, CFSEU-BC Uniform Gang Enforcement Team (UGET) members were conducting regular proactive enforcement patrols in Burnaby when their attention was drawn to a black Porsche Cayenne. UGET members conducted a vehicle stop as this vehicle pulled into a parking spot in the area of Grandview Highway and Boundary Road. UGET discovered the male driver was prohibited from driving and placed him under arrest.
A search of the male and vehicle subsequent to the arrest located a number of items including; an amount of suspected illegal drugs, believed to be methamphetamine and fentanyl, bundles of cash and a can of bear spray.

The Porsche Cayenne was seized as offence-related property and the investigation continues into a number of drug and Criminal Code-related offences.

“This is yet another example of our UGET officers locating potentially deadly drugs within our community and disrupting criminal activity which poses a high risk to public safety,” says Sergeant Brenda Winpenny, Media Relations Officer for CFSEU- BC. “Seizing money found with drugs and the vehicles used to transport those drugs is a primary tool to hamper criminal groups seeking to profit from preying upon vulnerable members of our communities.

In Partnership with Abbotsford Police Department, Canadian Border Services Agency, Central Saanich Police Service, Delta Police Department, New Westminster Police Department, Organized Crime Agency of British Columbia, Port Moody Police Department, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Saanich Police Department, South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority, Vancouver Police Department, Victoria Police Department, West Vancouver Police Department

Media Spokesperson: Sergeant Brenda Winpenny
Desk: (778) 290-4677
Cell: (604) 838-6800

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