Local prolific offender Kane Wilson was taken away in handcuffs after a pickup truck he was the passenger in rolled over after colliding with a car at Bole and Fletcher avenues on May 31, 2019. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack drug dealer sentenced to 5 years

Prolific offender Kane Wilson sentenced on three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking

A well-known Chilliwack prolific offender was sentenced to five years jail for drug trafficking in BC Supreme Court on Wednesday (May 12).

Kane Vernon Wilson has an extensive criminal record in Chilliwack and Surrey over the last 15 years.

The 45-year-old was convicted of three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, his sentence handed down on May 12.

According to Court Services Online records, he was handed five years for each count to be served concurrently. He was also given a lifetime firearms prohibition.

Wilson’s offences in B.C. date back to 2006 when he was sentenced to 14 days time served for wilfully resisting or obstructing a peace officer.

He has faced numerous drugs and weapons charges over the last decade and is well-known to local RCMP.

Two years ago he was involved in a dangerous two-vehicle crash when the pickup he was a passenger in T-boned an innocent woman at the intersections of Bole and Fletcher avenues. The truck Wilson and the driver, Shaun Bolko, were in flipped and slammed up against a fence by an apartment building.

READ MORE: Two in custody after two-vehicle crash and rollover in downtown Chilliwack

Wilson was arrested at the scene while Bolko, himself a prolific offender, fled on foot and was arrested a few blocks way.

Facing charges of driving while prohibited, Bolko was in court on Thursday (May 13) still facing that charge, which was set for disposition but was put over to May 25.

Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Email: editor@theprogress.com

@PeeJayAitchLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Chilliwack Progress