FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – RCMP find stolen firearms and cash from a recent break and enter.
On Saturday, November 14th, 2020, at 11:25 AM, officers of the Fort St. John RCMP entered into an unlawful possession of a firearm investigation after a suspicious male was seen sneaking a gun case into a local hotel.
The officers were able to identify the suspect and determine that he is prohibited from possessing any firearms.
The suspect was located, arrested and had a small amount of cash. A search warrant was executed on the suspect’s hotel room, and a firearm was located along with other weapons.
Before the execution of the search warrant, a residential break and enter was reported. The firearm and cash seized were confirmed to belong to the victims of the break and enter.
RCMP will be forwarding charges in this matter for approval by Crown.