(Drugs and paraphernalia/Photo by VicPD)

Victoria Police have taken three people into custody after they were found in possession of drugs and drug trafficking paraphernalia.

At around 8 p.m. on October 30th, an off-duty police officer observed some suspicious activity in a vehicle parked in a lot in the 1800-block of Store Street.

She called VicPD patrol officers who arrived to investigate and search the three occupants of the vehicle.

Police proceeded to arrest all three of them when they discovered significant amounts of cash and drugs, as well as weapons including knives and pepper spray in the vehicle.

Officers seized $17,454 CAD and $480 USD, as well as 96 combined grams of fentanyl and heroin, 66 grams of crystal meth, and 2.79 grams of crack cocaine.

(VicPD)

The vehicle itself, mobile phones, scales, drug packaging, and “score sheets” have also been taken as evidence of alleged drug trafficking.

Meanwhile the suspects in custody face three recommended charges of drug possession for the purposes of trafficking each.

(VicPD)