West Shore RCMP has seized an abundance of drugs after arresting two suspects related to a robbery in Langford last week.
RCMP received the report of the two male suspects who were caught shoplifting at Capitol Iron on Langford Parkway on April 28th.
Employees of the retail shop attempted to put a stop to the robbery while it was ongoing, when one of the suspects threatened that he had a gun and continued to run away.
Police were able to locate and arrest both suspects following the shoplifting incident.
One suspect, identified as 30-year-old John Crawford, has been charged with two counts of uttering threats and one count of robbery.
The second suspect was identified as 26-year-old Ryan Frankel, who police say fought his arrest.
After being searched during the arrest, West Shore RCMP found that Frankel was in possession of a “plethora of drugs” including a combination of methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl, as well as drug packaging paraphernalia.
He has been charged with three counts of drug trafficking, and one count of assaulting a peace officer.
West Shore RCMP thanked the employees of Capital Iron as well as the several bystanders who were able assist them in identifying the suspects and providing detailed descriptions.
They also remind the public that if they see something suspicious, to report it right away.