Charges Laid for Possession of a Prohibited Weapon


2019-12-16 15:32 PST

File # 2019-27629

The BC Prosecution Service has approved charges for the August 5th incident where a Langley resident is alleged to have been in possession of a Conducted Electrical Weapon (Taser).

Langley RCMP received multiple reports on August 5th of a woman in Langley who had allegedly been seen on a live stream social media platform displaying the weapon. During the streaming the weapon was not deployed TOWARD anyone.

Langley officers viewed the video and after confirming the provided information, attended the suspect residence and arrested the woman for Possession of a Prohibited Weapon. A Search warrant was obtained for the residence and executed the following day.

Two Conducted Electrical Weapons were seized from the property during the search.

Jessica YANIV, aged 32 of Langley, has been charged with two counts of Possession of a Prohibited Weapon and will next appear in Surrey Provincial Court on January 13, 2020.

Released by

Cpl. Holly Largy

Media Relations Officer
Langley RCMP Detachment - "Connected with our Community" (English only)
22180 - 48A Avenue, Langley, BC V3A 8B7
Office: 604-532-3231
Cell: 778-991-7932
Fax: 604-532-3239


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