Emergency Response Team assist in weekend arrest in Prince Rupert

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A weekend raid in Prince Rupert involving members of the North District Emergency Response Team resulted in the arrest of a 45-year-old local man -- and the seizure of a weapon and drugs.

RCMP say the search warrant was executed in the early morning hours of Saturday, in the 1500 block of 8th Avenue West.

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[PHOTO CREDIT:   Sonia Reece / Facebook] 

Members of the Police Dog Services unit were also on the scene.

RCMP say they seized drugs, drug paraphernalia and a loaded shotgun.

The suspect was later released, but is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.