During the early morning hours of April 27, 2009 Tumbler Ridge RCMP executed a search warrant on a Sukunka Avenue residence. Police successfully gained entry to the home and arrested three male adult occupants within.

As a result of the search, police located various illegal drugs, paraphernalia and monetary proceeds as well as assorted stolen property.

One of the males, a Tumbler Ridge resident, and another male, a transient resident, were released later that morning, with pending recommendation for charges of possession of controlled substances for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of stolen property. The third male, Christopher LOZIER, also a transient resident, was held in custody pending a bail hearing for possession of controlled substances for the purpose of trafficking, trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of stolen property and breach of Recognizance of Bail conditions.

If you have any information regarding criminal activity within our town, Tumbler Ridge RCMP would like to encourage you to contact their office directly at 250-242-5252. You may also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 where you can report crime having occurred in any jurisdiction.

K.A.(Kurt) RENDER, Sgt.Detachment CommanderTumbler Ridge RCMP Detachment