Prince George RCMP is dealing with a substantial amount of drugs after two people were arrested for trafficking drugs downtown.
On Wednesday, July 19th RCMP attended an industrial area along 1st Ave where several people began setting up shelters.
After observing the area an officer noticed something that appeared to look like drugs.
Officers arrested a man and seized over 17 grams of fentanyl packaged into 140 individual doses, a small amount of meth, pot, and knifes were found as well.
45 year old Prince George Resident Darryl Bryan Tom is being charged by the federal crown counsel with Possession of a controlled substance.
At approximately 4:30 PM on Tuesday, July 18th, 2017, police and other emergency services responded to a suspected fentanyl overdose at the same location on 1st Avenue. A 38 year old male was treated by paramedics and released.
At approximately 4:50 PM on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017, police and other emergency services responded to a suspected opioid overdose near the corner of 3rd Avenue and George Street in Prince George. A 46 year old female was administered Naloxone and transported to the hospital for further treatment.
On Thursday, July 20th RCMP were conducting patrols for a female suspect in a disturbance report, the officer located the female near the corner of 4th Ave smoking marihuana. She was later arrested for possession of cocaine, meth, and heroine as well as a large amount of cash.
The Prince George RCMP is committed to enforcement and prevention initiatives that combat the possession and sale of drugs in the community. If you have any information about illegal drug activity in the Prince George area, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword “pgtips”. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property or the seizure of illicit drugs, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
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