New Westminster – On November 4th at approximately midnight, the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit and the Lower Mainland Integrated Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant on a property near the 300 block of Agnes Street. Police located from the suite both drugs and weapons. Six people were arrested and the investigation is ongoing.
This search warrant was connected to a lengthy investigation led by the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit, with the assistance of the Gang Suppression Unit, Patrol, and Crime Reduction Unit.
“Drug trafficking and weapons possession pose an obvious risk to public safety and negatively affect the entire community,” stated Sergeant Justine Thom. “We take these offences very seriously, which is why our Street Crime Unit has devoted the time and energy to stop drug traffickers from profiting in our city. We’d like to thank the numerous teams for their assistance in this investigation.”
If residents are witnessing what they believe to be drug activity in their neighbourhood they are encouraged to call the New Westminster Police Department at 604-525-5411.
CONTACT PERSON: Hailey Finnigan