News

Woman arrested near Chilliwack courthouse

A driver stopped on Princess Avenue by drug section officers last week ended up being charged for drug trafficking.

Three charges of possession for purpose of trafficking were laid against Lisa Millar, 38 of Chilliwack, who had an outstanding warrant from last summer, say police.

The latest vehicle stop by RCMP was on Feb. 12 beside the courthouse.

Officers seized heroin, crystal meth, powder and crack cocaine, with an estimated street value of $2,275. There was also an undisclosed amount of cash and other items seized as evidence.

The outstanding warrant related to the execution of a search warrant on Ashwell Road in July 2012, in which the subject was arrested for trafficking after a big cache of street drugs, prescription drugs and cash were found in the residence, across from Prospera Centre. She is awaiting trial for drug trafficking charges stemming from that incident.

"The trafficking of illicit drugs goes hand-in-hand with violent crimes associated with the drug trade, and property crimes committed to facilitate drug habits," said Const. Bryan Martell of the Chilliwack Drug Section.

The Crime Reduction Unit is cracking down on drug-related crime and will be seizing all property related to this type of activity.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Local charity joins fight against Ebola
 
Lockdown at research station in Agassiz following Ottawa shooting
 
Woman critically injured in three-vehicle crash
Surrey enforcer killed on the weekend
 
Legion to host fundraiser for South Surrey youngster
 
Income tax season breeds new scam, police warn
Police hunting for sex assault suspect
 
White Rock politicians endorse bigger pay boost
 
Storm knocked out power in parts of southwest B.C., delayed ferries

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.