Sur­rey RCMP make ar­rests to dis­rupt drug trade

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Sur­rey: A num­ber of new ar­rests have been made by Sur­rey Po­lice who are ac­cused of fir­ing in­ci­dents and in­volved in lo­cal drug trade. Sur­rey RCMP said th­ese ar­rests will help fur­ther to curb the violence in Sur­rey. On De­cem­ber 5th, a male was as­saulted and held against his will in the area of 86th Av­enue and 130th Street. Po­lice ar­rested sev­eral ac­cused in re­la­tion to this event. Charges of Forcible Con­fine­ment, Rob­bery, As­sault with a Weapon, and As­sault Caus­ing Bod­ily Harm have now been laid against the fol­low­ing four males from Sur­rey: Davjit Rand­hawa (31 years old), Sukhdeep Dhali­wal (19 years old), Chaten Dhindsa (20 years old), and Gur­preet Dhud­wal (18 years old). Rand­hawa and Dhindsa have also been charged with fail­ing to com­ply with courtim­posed con­di­tions. A fifth sus­pect in the De­cem­ber 5th in­ci­dent, Ravinder Samra, a 28 year male from Sur­rey, was ar­rested on De­cem­ber 11th, 2015. He was charged with Forcible Con­fine­ment, Rob­bery, As­sault with a Weapon, and Posses- sion of a Weapon for a Dan­ger­ous Pur­pose. A sixth sus­pect, Karn­jit Rand­hawa, a 27 year old male from Sur­rey, has not been lo­cated and is cur­rently wanted by po­lice. The vic­tim is well known to po­lice and con­tin­ues to re­cover from his in­juries. “We be­lieve that ar­rest­ing th­ese in­di­vid­u­als and ad­vanc­ing pros­e­cu­tions against them will cre­ate a safer com­mu­nity,” says Sur­rey RCMP Of­fi­cer in Charge, Chief Su­per­in­ten­dent Bill Fordy. “We will con­tinue to ag­gres­sively ad­vance a broad base of strate­gies on those that we be­lieve are as­so­ci­ated with the vi­o­lent acts that have played out on our streets.” The con­tin­u­ing en­force­ment by Sur­rey RCMP and the Com­bined Forces Spe­cial En­force­ment Unit (CFSEU-BC) has al­lowed po­lice to make sig­nif­i­cant head­way in dis­rupt­ing the low level drug trade and re­sult­ing violence over the past few months. As of Novem­ber 29th, over 6,200 per­sons have been checked, al­most 800 ar­rests and de­ten­tions made, and more than 160 weapons and firearms have been seized.

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