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Gang Suppression Unit makes inaugural arrests

The Abbotsford Police Department’s new Gang Suppression Unit has madeits first two arrests after searching a home on Old Yale Road andconfiscating guns, cash and drugs.

The Abbotsford Police Department’s new Gang Suppression Unit has made its first two arrests after searching a home on Old Yale Road and confiscating guns, cash and drugs.

Police searched the home and a black Ford pickup truck where they found a loaded handgun, ammunition, two bulletproof vests, cash and OxyContin, Const. Ian MacDonald said.

Lance William Wust, 35, faces three firearms-related charges and one count of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking.

MacDonald said Wust has “an extensive history with police in several jurisdictions.”

The identity of the other suspect has not been released.