News

Gang squad hunts for suspect

An RCMP officer was searching under tarps at a construction site near 240 Street and Fraser Highway Tuesday afternoon (July 22). - Dan Ferguson / Langley Times
An RCMP officer was searching under tarps at a construction site near 240 Street and Fraser Highway Tuesday afternoon (July 22).
— image credit: Dan Ferguson / Langley Times

A three-hour police manhunt ended with the arrest of a suspect in a gang-related drug case in Langley near 240 Street and Fraser Highway Tuesday afternoon.

The suspect fled the scene after members of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) gang unit arrested another person at a house near 236 Street and 47 Avenue, close to Peterson Road Elementary.

The second suspect was captured following a three-hour search of the area by CFSEU officers, Langley RCMP, police helicopter Air One and a police dog team.

Officers could be seen going door-to-door and searching under tarpaulins at a nearby construction site while the helicopter circled overhead.

Both suspects, men in their 20s, are facing drug-related charges, CFSEU spokesperson Sgt. Lindsey Houghton said.

"It's an ongoing case, so we can't say much at this time," Houghton said.

 

 

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Hawaii officials warn of possible lava evacuation
 
Mussolini air raid shelter opens to tourists
 
Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
South Surrey businesses victims of smash-and-grab robbers
 
Detroit Mass Mob fills pews in struggling churches
 
Extremists shell northern Syrian town
Conservatives cagey about extending combat
 
WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola
 
Creating a lasting legacy

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.