This article exists as part of the online archive for HuffPost Canada, which closed in 2021.

Vancouver man charged after gun, money, ammo seized during B.C. traffic stop

SURREY, B.C. - British Columbia's gang-enforcement team says officers found an automatic handgun, $5,000 in cash and ammunition during a routine traffic stop of a Mercedes in Surrey, B.C.The Combined Special Enforcement Unit says in a news release the vehicle with tinted windows was travelling east on the Trans-Canada Highway when it was stopped at the 160th Street off-ramp last Friday.Police say officers searched the car and found a cellphone, the cash and a Glock handgun that was modified to be fully automatic and had its serial number worn off.They say a 10-round magazine and prohibited 30-round magazine, which were both partially loaded, were also seized from the car.Twenty-six-year-old Riley Moore of Vancouver has been charged with 11 firearms offences and two others for breaching court orders.Police say Moore was already facing drug, forcible confinement and assault-with-a-weapon charges, has been remanded in custody and is expected to be back in court on Friday.

Suggest a correction
This article exists as part of the online archive for HuffPost Canada. Certain site features have been disabled. If you have questions or concerns, please check our FAQ or contact