Canada-wide warrant for 18-year-old Surrey male for drug trafficking linked to Lower Mainland gang conflict

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      Update: Surrey RCMP announced on June 26 that James Daniel turned himself in on June 25 and was taken into custody.

      A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for an 18-year-old James Daniel, who is wanted on three charges related to drug trafficking.

      The charges are related to an investigation launched in September 2018 which focused on a group involved in drug trafficking in Surrey and Delta connected to the Lower Mainland gang conflict.

      On May 30, Surrey RCMP had announced that six males had been charged as a result of the investigation.

      Four of them were arrested except for Daniel, who investigators believed was no longer in the province, and Ryan Allan Bruinsma, who was charged with seven counts related to drug trafficking but is now deceased.

      The four males who were arrested include:

      • 51-year-old Jasbir Singh Khabra of Surrey, facing 11 charges;
      • 19-year-old Matthew Ramone Mann of Delta, facing eight charges;
      • 19-year-old Gurdeep Singh Bains of Delta, facing six charges;
      • 18-year-old Martin Djunga of Surrey, facing three charges.

      Daniel is described as a black male who is 185 centimetres (six-feet, one-inch) tall and 141 pounds (64 kilograms) with a slender build, short black hair, and brown eyes.

      Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.