Police raid three homes: arrest three and seize large quantity of drugs and weapons
West Shore, Police Dog Services
2021-03-09 10:09 PST
File # 2020-22035
The West Shore RCMP Drugs and Organized Crime Unit, in cooperation with the West Shore RCMP Serious Crime Unit, Crime Reduction Unit, and the Combined Force Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia (CFSEU-BC) arrested three individuals stemming from a drug trafficking investigation.
Following a two-month long investigation, investigators executed three simultaneous search warrants on February 26, 2021 at residences in Colwood, Langford and Sooke. With the help of the West Shore RCMP Police Service Dog
Erik, police discovered substantial quantities of drugs and investigators uncovered evidence of a drug trafficking network, operating in the West Shore area and Capital Regional District.
As a result, investigators seized the following:
- 1 kilogram of suspected methamphetamine;
- 11 ounces of suspected fentanyl;
- 6 ounces of suspected heroin;
- 5 ounces of suspected cocaine;
- 1 kilogram of suspected Psilocybin;
micro doseof suspected Psilocybin capsules;
- $12,000 in Canadian Currency;
- 1 loaded shot gun;
- 2 loaded pistol magazines;
- Ammunition and other weapons, including brass knuckles and a stun baton;
- 5 luxury vehicles;
- 2 all terrain vehicles;
- 1 wake boat.
Police arrested a 31-year-old man of Langford, a 28-year-old woman of Langford and a 27-year-old man of Colwood. The investigation is ongoing and a detailed report to Crown Counsel will be forwarded for consideration of charges.
Numerous resources as well as a variety of covert investigative techniques were utilized during this investigation says Constable Alex Bérubé, Media Relations Officer for the West Shore RCMP.
The disruption of such a drug trafficking operation is key to keeping our communities safe.
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