100 cheeseburgers, mood lights and exotic dancers: Search warrant details alleged pandemic penthouse party – CBC

Police allegedly received previous complaints but were unable to attend because of lack of resources

Feb 03, 2021

In the early hours of Saturday morning, as Vancouver police officers stood outside what they suspected was a makeshift nightclub housed in the penthouse of a downtown apartment building, a delivery driver allegedly showed up with a McDonald’s bag.

Police claim there were 100 cheeseburgers inside — a detail that would become part of the rationale for investigators to return to the suite with a search warrant 24 hours later.

“I believe this shows that the number of people inside [the penthouse] was so large that they required an unusually large order of 100 cheeseburgers,” wrote Const. Regie Gnanaseelan, the officer who swore the information to obtain the warrant.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/penthouse-party-covid-nightclub-search-warrant-1.5900343

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