(Sooke RCMP)

A traffic stop in East Sooke last week led to the arrest of four people, and seizure of a firearm, imitation firearms and drugs.

Around 11:25 p.m. last Wednesday, January 6th, Sooke RCMP officers were conducting traffic stops when they spotted a driver suspected of impaired driving.

The vehicle was pulled over and according to police, the driver and three other people – two men and two women – were taken into police custody.

During a search of the vehicle, officers discovered a fire arm and two replica firearms along with a quantity of illicit drugs. Police also seized plates from the uninsured vehicle and towed it from the scene.

Sooke RCMP are asking anyone who has information on this investigation to contact the them at 250-642-5241.

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