(Replica guns, xanax pills/West Shore RCMP)

A man and woman were arrested in connection to a suspected drug trafficking and weapons possession at a residential property in Colwood on Tuesday.

The arrests were made after police executed two search warrants following a covert surveillance operation on the residence by West Shore RCMP.

Officers seized three imitation handguns, brass knuckles and illegal drugs which included hundreds of Xanax pills, methamphetamine, and a large quantity of buffering agent.

A 30-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman were arrested for weapons-related offences.

The drug-trafficking investigation is ongoing.