CFSEU

Arrested Surrey man believed to be linked to shootings

Chandanjot Singh Gill,18, charged with firearms and drug offences and remains under investigation regarding recent shootings.

Police have arrested a man they believe is connected with a flurry of shootings in Surrey and Delta over the past two months.

Chandanjot Singh Gill, an 18-year-old Surrey man, has been charged with three counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm, one count of possession of a firearm with ammunition, one count of unsafe storage of a firearm, and one count of trafficking in a controlled substance.

There have been 30 shootings in Surrey and Delta since March 9, half of those believed to be linked to a conflict between two groups of drug dealers fighting over turf for their dial-a-dope operations.

Gill’s arrest came after a May 12 search warrant at the residence of a man believed to be involved in the ongoing conflict, police say.

The home in the 7300-block of 123 Street, along with a vehicle, was searched. Bulk marijuana, as well as four rifles and one handgun, were discovered and seized. The guns are currently being forensically examined to determine if there may be any links to any other crimes.

Gill remains in custody and is due in Surrey Provincial Court May 29.

Surrey’s Munroop Singh Hayer, 21, was also arrested and has been charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. He was later released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court June 3.

On April 20, a dedicated tip line was established to gather information about the shootings. To date, there have been 148 calls with 15 being of high value to the investigation. Police continue to ask anyone with information on any of the shootings to call the tip line at 604-915-6566.

 

Just Posted

Proudly Surrey modifies child-care policy

Slate wants to use school board property for child-care spaces

Surrey school board wants to expand French Immersion program

District had to close program at Cougar Creek Elementary due to low enrolment

VIDEO: Scarecrow festival kicks off in Port Kells

Fourth-annual event will be on until Halloween

Delta to craft whistle-blower policy

The policy is meant to increase public trust and create support for staff in questionable situations

VIDEO: North Delta Studio Stomp back for sixth year

The annual art event has local artists opening their studios to the public this weekend

Lions earn stunning 35-32 OT win over Ticats

Epic comeback lifts B.C. past Hamilton in CFL thriller

Czarnik nets 3 as Flames dump Canucks 5-2

Calgary picks up exhibition win over Vancouver

Ottawa to name new ambassador for women, peace and security, Freeland says

Chrystia Freeland also confirmed Canada would spend about $25 million to fund number of initiatives

‘A little bright spot:’ Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble

Freelance journalist says rescue of a dog trapped under rubble was happy ending amid chaos in Ottawa

B.C. deaf community wants different sign languages on federal accessibility act

Advocates also want Indigenous Sign Language to be recognized on the Indigenous Language Act

Remainder of Vancouver Whitecaps season filled with ‘must-win’ games: coach

With Vancouver currently sitting four points out of a post-season spot, each contest is crucial

VIDEO: B.C.-born firefighter remembered by MP in emotional speech

Family asks first responders to look after one another in wake of suicide, growing concerns of PTSD

Airline has ‘close call’ with drone while en route to B.C. airport

Jazz Aviation reported the drone sighting near Vancouver to the RCMP and Transport Canada

Most Read