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Police add weapons charges to drug charges for Kelowna man

Weapons were seized from the home of George Zacharias in connection to a drug investigation in July 2017.
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December 19, 2017 - 12:49 PM

KELOWNA - A Kelowna man is facing more charges in connection to a drug investigation earlier this year.

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. says in a news release that George Don Zacharias, 46, is facing 10 charges in relation to a July investigation.

On July 11, the provincial gang unit targeted Zacharias in a drug investigation and seized two kilograms of cocaine from his vehicle.

The next day, officers executed a search warrant at his home where they seized nine firearms.

Now Zacharias is facing several other charges in connection to the investigation.

In a news release today, Dec. 19, the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit says the charges include possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm without a licence, six counts of possession of a prohibited, restricted or non-restricted firearm without a licence, possession of prohibited ammunition, overcapacity magazines, without a valid licence, and improper storage of firearms.

Weapons were seized from the home of George Zacharias in connection to a drug investigation in July 2017.
Weapons were seized from the home of George Zacharias in connection to a drug investigation in July 2017.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/CFSEU

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