Multiple arrests, drugs seized in Williams Lake investigation

By Ashley Legassic
January 2, 2019 - 2:30pm

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — More than half a dozen people have been arrested in connection to a months-long investigation by Williams Lake RCMP.

In a news release, police say Project E-Pelargic took place over several months throughout 2018. An investigation conducted by several different police units resulted in multiple arrests, search warrants and a "substantial seizure" of cocaine and cash.

The following suspects have been charged in connection:

  • Janine Emma Alphonse with two counts of trafficking a controlled substance identified as cocaine
  • Nolan Basil Harford with one count of trafficking a controlled substance identified as cocaine
  • Justin Kyle Williams with two counts of trafficking a controlled substance identified as cocaine
  • Tye Christopher Jeff with three counts of trafficking a controlled substance and one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance, all identified as cocaine
  • Brian Mathew Dorsey with one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance identified as cocaine
  • Brandon Kyle Wijma with one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance identified as cocaine
  • Jeremy William Squires, of Port Coquitlam, with one count of possession of Canadian currency in excess of $5,000 knowing the property was obtained as proceeds of crime

Williams Lake RCMP says targeting drug traffickers in the area is a priority of the detachment.

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