Two people were arrested and drugs and other items were seized by police following a drug bust in Chilliwack.
The RCMP Priority Target Team seized drugs, believed to be methamphetamine, as well as drug paraphernalia, cash, cigarettes, replica handguns and a black powder rifle during the alleged drug trafficking operation which took place at a residence in the 46000-block of Gore Ave.
A 44-year-old man and a 35-year-old man, both from Chilliwack, were arrested and later released from custody pending further investigation.
“Illegal drugs and firearms were prevented from reaching the streets of our community,” said RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Mike Rail.
The investigation began in the summer of 2021 and is still ongoing, Rail said.
Following a thorough investigation and review of evidence, the RCMP will forward all circumstances in a report to the Public Prosecution Service of Canada for their assessment of Controlled Drugs and Substances Act charges.
How to spot a crime or drug dealer in your neighbourhood:
• Regular and unusual traffic/pedestrian patterns where visitors stay a short duration of time;
• Traffic stops where a resident comes out to briefly meet with the occupants of a vehicle;
• House lights are always on.
RCMP remind people who witnesses anything they believe to be suspicious to contact police at 604-792-4611 or, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).