Individual Stopped for Speeding Arrested After a Gun Discovered in Vehicle

A traffic stop for speeding has resulted in the arrest of an individual for firearms possession.

On the evening of May 5th, 2017 the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia (CFSEU-BC) Uniform Gang Enforcement Team (UGET) was conducting routine patrols in the area of 132nd Street and 104th Avenue in Surrey.

Officers observed a black Acura TL speeding and stopped the driver.

After a check of the vehicle, officers discovered a loaded 40 calibre firearm, magazine with ammunition, ski mask, and gloves in the centre console. The individual was arrested and taken into custody .

Gurkamal Singh Khakh, a 19-year old Surrey resident, has now been charged one count of failure to comply with order, two counts of possession of a firearm without a license and/or registration, two counts of possession of a firearm with altered or removed serial number, two counts of a loaded or unloaded with ammunition prohibited or restricted firearm, one count of occupying a vehicle knowing firearm is present, and one count of possession knowing no license and/or registration.

He is scheduled to appear in Surrey Provincial Court at 2pm on May 10th, 2017. CFSEU-BC would like to thank the Surrey RCMP for the assistance with this file.

CFSEU-BC Media Relations Officer: Sergeant Brenda Winpenny

Desk: 778-290-4677
Mobile: 604-838-6800

CFSEU-BC Communications Strategist: Geeta Reddy

Desk: 778-290-2873
Cell: 604-499-4199

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