Two men must appear in court after officers stopped them on the Cleveland-Winnipeg intersection and allegedly found a loaded gun and drugs.
On April 3 at about 8:30 p.m., the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit – Uniformed Gang Enforcement Team (CFSEU-UGET) was working alongside Squamish RCMP in Squamish and stopped the vehicle the two men were in.
Police say they suspected the driver was impaired and held him to investigate.
During the stop, police allege they discovered a loaded handgun and drugs.
The passenger, a 32-year-old Squamish man was arrested and later released. He is expected to later appear in North Vancouver court on firearms-related offences.
The 45-year-old Squamish driver, was served a three-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded.
He was arrested and later released on an appearance notice for firearms-related offences.
Squamish RCMP, the Sea to Sky General Investigation Section, and CFSEU-UGET continue to work together on this investigation.
Anyone with more information on this incident, is asked to contact the Squamish RCMP at 604-892-6100. Or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or go to the website www.solvecrime.ca.
**Please note, since it was originally published this story was updated to remove outdated information about "appearance notices."