Five-month investigation into Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows illicit drug supply

Ridge Meadows

2021-03-30 12:33 PDT

File # 2021-5781

Maple Ridge B.C. – The Ridge Meadows RCMP’s Street Enforcement Unit (SEU) has executed a search warrant resulting in the seizure of a large amount of drugs, cash and firearms.

 

In October of 2020, the SEU began a drug investigation into the illicit drug supply trade. Through tactical surveillance methods, SEU members, with the assistance of the Uniformed Community Response Unit, observed multiple alleged drug transactions occurring throughout Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. The SEU gathered strong evidence identifying a man who was allegedly supplying drugs to known drug traffickers throughout both communities and connected the man to a residence in Langley.

On March 25, Michael TAFF, of Langley, B.C., was arrested and a search warrant was executed on the Langley home resulting in the seizure of;

*Lab results are pending


On March 30, 2021, Mr. TAFF appeared in Provincial court and the following offense charges were approved;

Further drug related charges are expected pending laboratory results.  Mr. Taff was remanded until his next court date, March 31, 2021.

Released by
Cst. Julie Klaussner
Media Relations Officer
Ridge Meadows RCMP
Email: julie.klaussner@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
 

 

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