Police take loaded gun off the street with public’s help

Surrey

2022-05-11 12:57 PDT

File # 2022-64301

Surrey RCMP is investigating after one man who is prohibited from owning firearms was arrested with a loaded gun in Whalley.

On May 5, 2022 at 6:49 p.m., Surrey RCMP received a report of a verbal altercation occurring between two men near Grosvenor Road and Hilton Road. It was reported that one of the men had produced a firearm during their exchange.

Police quickly arrived in the area and located the two suspects who fled in separate directions. A foot pursuit ensued and one of the suspects allegedly threw a loaded firearm into a bush as he was running from police. The suspect was taken into police custody and the firearm was located.

Jorden Leland-Weaver, 28-years-old, is facing several charges including: 

This is a great example of the importance of reporting suspicious activity to police, says Surrey RCMP Media Relations Officer, Cst. Gurvinder Ghag. Thanks to a keen eyed member of our community and quick response of police, there is one less firearm on the street.

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Cst. Gurvinder Ghag

Media Relations Officer
Surrey Detachment
http://www.surreyrcmp.ca
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
Office: 604-599-7776

Email: surrey_media_relations@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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