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Police bust in College Heights nabs suspected car thief/drug trafficker

James Alan Webb., 42, faces several charges after he was arrested April 4 by Prince George RCMP
Prince George RCMP seized two rifles and a large quantity of illicit and prescription drugs when they arrested James Alan Webb near his College Heights home on April 4.

A 42-year-old Prince George man is in police custody charged with trafficking after he was caught driving a stolen vehicle while in possession of a large quantity of illicit and prescription drugs.

During a Prince George RCMP investigation at a College Heights home in the 7100 block of Guelph Crescent on April 4, James Alan Webb was observed leaving the residence driving the stolen vehicle and was stopped by police officers and arrested.

A search of the vehicle found four ounces of suspected illicit drugs, believed to be fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine.

A search warrant was obtained and executed at the residence, where police found more of what they suspect is fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine, as well as more than 1,700 prescription M-ELSON morphine pills.

The seizure also included two auto-loading rifles and a large quantity of ammunition, according to Jennifer Cooper, Prince George RCMP media relations officer.

Webb faces several charges, including::

- Possession of stolen property over $5,000;

- Operating a conveyance while prohibited;

- Possession of ammunition contrary to prohibition order;

- Two counts of driving while prohibited;

- Driving while suspended.

Any potential drug charges are pending on laboratory analysis and will be subject to approval by the appropriate prosecution service. Webb will remain in custody until his next court appearance.