Update: (May 31st 2016) Charges Against Pair From Alleged White Rock Clandestine Lab
On May 3, 2016 the RCMP’s Federal Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response Team (CLEAR) were called to the 800 block Parker Avenue in White Rock to assist the CFSEU-BC in determining if a location was a possible clandestine drug lab after investigators from the CFSEU-BC arrested two people and executed a search warrant on the residence as part of an ongoing investigation.
Upon initial entry into the residence, the CFSEU-BC officers discovered substances and paraphernalia consistent with what is believed to be an illegal synthetic drug lab. The CLEAR team was called in for an assessment; the house was contained overnight, and was subsequently searched over the remainder of last week. The house was searched and various firearms and drug-related items were discovered.
The man and woman who were arrested at the house, 46-year-old Frederic Wilson-Koonpackdee and 31-year-old Pardeep Grewal, have now been charged with a variety of drug and firearms-related offences.
Both are charged with one count each of possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl and one count each of possession of a prohibited device.
Wilson is additionally charged with five counts of possession of a firearm and six counts of breach of a firearms prohibition. Grewal is additionally charged with two counts of breach of a firearms prohibition. Additional charges against both are pending.
Wilson and Grewal are currently in custody and it is unknown when their next court date is.
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