Friday, September 1, 2017

1.7kg Fentanyl seized in Coquitlam

Guns and bags of candy-coloured fentanyl were on display as Maple Ridge RCMP announced the end of a three-month investigation that led to drug charges against three. Maciej Kranc, 40, of Coquitlam faces eight charges of trafficking in a controlled substance along with a charge of possession of a restricted firearm and possession of an unauthorized firearm.
$140,179 cash, a .22-calibre Mossberg rifle and a .45-calibre Sig Sauer handgun, along with fentanyl, crack cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin, as well as 1,000 pieces of stolen mail, were displayed.
Also charged is Christine Nelson, 54, and Alicia Van Huisen, 30. Police seized a white 2017 Mercedes GT Coupe, valued at about $170,000; a red 2013 Mercedes SUV, valued at about $60,000; and a black 2010 Volkswagen Jetta, valued at $10,000.