Update: Third Man Wanted In Connection With Alleged Drug Trafficking Network Turns Himself In

A third person wanted in connection to a CFSEU-BC investigation into alleged drug trafficking in B.C.’s Peace Region has turned himself into the Burnaby RCMP.

In July 2015, the CFSEU-BC North District Office began an investigation in street and mid-level drug traffickers which resulted in the arrests of multiple individuals and the seizure of drugs and firearms.

As a result of the investigation, the CFSEU-BC’s North District Office seized cocaine, fentanyl, percocets, an AR15 semi-automatic rifle, as well as crystal methamphetamine, GHB, amphetamine, cash, and two additional firearms, from five search warrants and numerous traffic stops.

In June and on September 14th, media releases were issued regarding an update to the investigation and naming those currently charged with offences. See original release. See updated release.

19-year old Preston Norris of Williams Lake is charged with two counts of trafficking in a controlled substance and until yesterday, when he turned himself into the Burnaby RCMP, had a warrant out for his arrest.

Preston Norris was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Dawson Creek Provincial Court on October 18th, 2016.

The CFSEU-BC would like to thank the Burnaby RCMP for their assistance.

Media Spokesperson: S/Sgt. Lindsey Houghton

Desk:(778) 290- 3099
Cell: (604)764-9085

CFSEU-BC Communications Strategist: Geeta Reddy

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

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