Burnaby RCMP mounted police confiscate loaded handgun after report of suspicious female
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Burnaby RCMP mounted police confiscate loaded handgun after report of suspicious female

AND A public report of a suspicious person in Burnaby led to a 26-year-old woman being charged with possession of a firearm.

On the afternoon of March 20, a member of the Burnaby Mounted Police Community Response Team (CRT) was patrolling the area of ​​Royal Oak Avenue and Rumble Street when he was approached by a passerby who reported a suspicious male allegedly looking into a nearby home.

Officers investigated and located a female matching the witness’s description near the rear of the home. Personal items and a backpack were found nearby.

Police found a loaded gun in the bag and arrested the woman.

On June 12, the British Columbia Prosecutor’s Office approved the following charges against 26-year-old Raven Lee Graham:

  • Possession of a loaded restricted firearm
  • Possession of a firearm contrary to order

“We are grateful for the quick-thinking witness who saw something suspicious and didn’t ignore it,” said Corporal Mike Kalanj of Burnaby RCMP. “If your gut tells you something is wrong, listen to it. We encourage the public to report suspicious activity to police.”