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Gun with 3D-printed parts seized from Surrey man with gang ties, RCMP say

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Handgun partially made by 3-D printing seized from man with gang connections
A man alleged to have gang ties was found with a loaded handgun made partially of 3D printed parts. The driver, a 21-year-old from Surrey, was issued tickets for not having a driver's licence and failing to state the name and address of the registered owner. He was released from police custody – Jul 12, 2021

A man alleged to have gang ties has been arrested following a traffic stop in Surrey last month.

In a statement, RCMP said officers from the Surrey Gang Enforcement Team stopped a rental vehicle in the area of 6500-block of 152 Street on June 29 at 10:20 p.m.

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Gun with untraceable 3D-printed parts seized in Surrey

“During their interaction with the driver, officers noted signs of alcohol impairment and arrested him. During a further investigation of the vehicle, officers located a loaded handgun, gloves, and an empty jerrycan inside the vehicle,” RCMP said in a statement.

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The driver, a 21-year-old from Surrey, was issued tickets for not having a driver’s licence and failing to state the name and address of the registered owner. He was released from police custody and the vehicle was seized and returned to the rental company.

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RCMP say the firearm is believed to have been made from 3D-printed parts.

 

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