BC Highway Patrol in Dawson Creek seize gun, ammunition and drugs after driver flees police
DAWSON CREEK -- BC Highway Patrol in Dawson Creek say they have seized a firearm, ammunition, drugs and counterfeit money.
On January 16th Mounties say they attempted to pull over a Chevrolet Malibu for speeding.
Investigators say the car took off and was followed by officers. The driver of the Malibu pulled into a driveway and fled the scene on foot, according to police.
Police obtained a search warrant for the Malibu and located the following:
- A carbine with loaded magazine
- Hard body armour vest
- Drugs believed to be Amphetamine, Ecstasy, and Fentanyl
- $1260 in counterfeit money
If you have any information about the driver of the Malibu or events related to this incident, please contact the Dawson Creek RCMP at (250) 784-3700 and refer to file 2024-301.