Charges stayed against Abbotsford couple in 2010 bust

Charges were stayed Thursday in Abbotsford provincial court against a couple who had their four-year-old daughter taken away after a bust at their home early last year.

A drug scale

A drug scale

Charges were stayed Thursday in Abbotsford provincial court against a couple who had their four-year-old daughter taken away after a bust at their home early last year.

Hien Bui, 39, and his 34-year-old wife, Thuy, were each facing two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

Police executed a search warrant on Jan. 27, 2010 at the pair’s home at 36211 Sandringham Drive. At the time, they said Bui was a high-ranking member of the UN Gang.

The search turned up six ounces of heroin, 9.5 ounces of cocaine and $3,600 cash. Found in the child’s bedroom were a drug scale and a Disney store bag in which¬† drugs has been stashed.

The mom and daughter were found in the master bedroom. The girl was taken into the custody of the Ministry of Children and Family Development.