Saturday, June 25, 2016

Dawson Creek fentanyl bust



BC Local News is reporting that "Forty-three people are facing charges after police officers made several drug and weapons busts in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John. The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit began an investigation into street- and mid-level drug traffickers last summer. On Friday, the unit revealed the haul of drugs, weapons and cash it seized as a result of the probe, and the details of the charges." Big city crime expanding into small towns.

Among items seized were a rifle, shotgun, AAR15, 74 ounces of cocaine, Approximately 700 fentanyl pills, 3.5 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 1.75 litres of liquid GHB. 29 people have been arrested, while another 14 are still on the run. Charged so far are Jamie Christopher St. Denis, 37, Christina Marie MacKay, 30, in Dawson Creek and Ryan Holden, 36, of Dawson Creek each face numerous drug and weapons charges.

4 comments:

  1. Media sensationalism . 40 ppl got arrested . They got two guns and this is a big deal ?

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    1. Perhaps. I think the real concern is the drug seized. Fentanyl is lethal and GHB is nasty. The other drugs weren't in large quantities but it sounds like this might have been a street level operation.

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  2. I thought I had heard of Ryan Holden before:

    http://www.vancouversun.com/health/court+decision+reveals+brutality+prison+life+convicted+killer/7130851/story.html

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    1. Excellent find. Convicted of killing a rival drug trafficker who was a Hells Angel associate. Although the Hells Angels runs Prince George and Dawson creek this bust appears to be against their rivals. Maybe that's why so many people were busted with such a small amount of drugs. If it was a Hells Angels operation there would have been a lot more drugs involved.

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