Update - Charges Approved in Drug Trafficking Investigation
Prince George, General Investigation Services
2020-10-23 11:27 PDT
File # 2019-19172
The Public Prosecution Service of Canada has approved charges related to a drug trafficking investigation from last summer.
During the late evening of Thursday August 1, 2019, the Prince George RCMP’s Street Crew Unit executed five Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrants at residences in Prince George.
View the original August 6, 2019 media release here.
As a result of these searches, police seized 1.3 kilograms of cocaine, ½ kilogram of methamphetamine, nearly 200 grams of fentanyl, 28 grams of GHB, $129,000 in cash and nine firearms including two pistols and a silencer.
The Public Prosecution Service of Canada has approved the following charges against 39-year-old Tyler Aaron Gelowitz of Prince George:
- Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (5 counts)
- Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Possession of a Loaded Restricted Firearm without Authorization
Gelowitz has been issued a Summons and is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday November 18, 2020.
The Prince George RCMP is committed to aggressively targeting those responsible for causing harm through drug trafficking and its associated violence in our community. If you have any information about illegal drug activity in the Prince George area, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest, seizure of illicit drugs or recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
Cpl. Craig DouglassCommunications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
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