Feature Story                                                                                                    Friday, December 19, 2014

 

Appointment with Danger

Unconfirmed reports allege trailer belonged to Calum Buchanan busted with a meth lab at the US border

Released by Cst. Ashley St. Germaine, Chilliwack RCMP UFVRD

 

A Mountie keeps well back from a trailer with a suspicious cargo on Fourth Ave. Wednesday, while deciding on a course of action.

 

Update: Friday, December 19, 2014

 

n December 17, 2014 at 12:54 PM, the Chilliwack RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious substance found inside a travel trailer at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Williams Street.

 

A property owner had been moving the trailer on the property at this location and found a door to be open. Inside the travel trailer was a suspicious, unknown liquid. When the property owner went close to the door, he became nauseous. The police were called at that time and have remained on-scene since the initial call. 

 

The property owner was treated for exposure to the substance by BC Ambulance personnel and released at the scene. 

 

Chilliwack Fire Department attended to the scene and remains on stand-by for the safety of the general public, as well as emergency personnel. 

 

On the morning of December 18, 2014 under judicial authorization, the RCMP Federal Clandestine Lab Team began their investigation and clean-up of the travel trailer. The area of Fourth Avenue and Williams Street was closed during the day in order to safely mitigate the risk to the public. 

 

The investigation is continuing into this in order to determine what the suspicious substance found inside the trailer was and what it was being used for.

 

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, if you wish to remain anonymous contacted Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477 (TIPS). 

 

 

Original Release: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

 

n December 17, 2014, at 12:54 pm the Chilliwack RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious substance found inside a travel trailer at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Williams Street in Chilliwack, B.C.

 

A property owner had been moving the trailer on the property at this location and found a door to be open. Inside the travel trailer was a suspicious unknown liquid. 

 

When he went to close the door, he became nauseous. The police were called and are now on-scene, which has been closed off for the safety of the public. 

 

The property owner was treated for exposure to the substance by BC Ambulance personnel and released at the scene by BC Ambulance.  Chilliwack Fire Department attended to the scene and were placed on stand-by for the safety of the general public as well as emergency personnel.

 

Police are actively looking to identify the rightful owner of this travel trailer and are also investigating to determine what the unknown substance found inside this trailer may be.

 

 

The immediate area around Fourth Avenue and Williams Street continues to remain closed for the safety of the public and with the present cordoned off area and presence of trained emergency personnel, the risk to the public is greatly mitigated and police are taking all appropriate precautions for this situation. 

 

 

Copyright (c) 2009-2014 The Valley Voice