Friday, May 22, 2009

Nanaimo RCMP Seize Drugs and Firearm

Matthew Bouron Arrested

With the assistance of the South Island Emergency Response Team(ERT) Nanaimo RCMP Property Crime members executed a search warrant at 09:30 am ay 19 resulting in the arrest of one male and the seizure of a loaded firearm and drugs.

Intelligence gathered by investigators indicated the possibility of firearms in an apartment located an apartment located at 250 Victoria Rd therefore ERT was utilized and the search warrant carried out without incident.

Mathew Thomas BOURNON age 19 a resident of the apartment was arrested without incident and remanded into custody to face charges of Possession of a Restricted Weapon, Careless Storage of a Firearm and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking under the CDSA.

The firearm seized was identified as a fully loaded 22 calibre semi automatic handgun. Some currency was located in the residence along with small amount of crack cocaine. .BOURNON was remanded into custody to await his next court appearance.


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