West Shore RCMP have arrested three individuals in corroboration with a suspected drug trafficking operation.
Following a two-month long investigation, investigators executed three simultaneous search warrants on February 26th at residences in Colwood, Langford, and Sooke.
Police arrested a 31-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman of Langford, and a 27-year-old man of Colwood.
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;
- 70 micro dose of suspected Psilocybin capsules;
- $12,000 in Canadian Currency;
- 1 loaded shotgun;
- 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.
The investigation is ongoing and a detailed report to Crown Counsel will be forwarded for consideration of charges.
With the help of the West Shore RCMP Police Service Dog Erik, police uncovered evidence of a drug trafficking network, operating in the West Shore area and Capital Regional District.
“ Numerous resources as well as a variety of covert investigative techniques were utilized during this investigation,” said Constable Alex Bérubé.
“The disruption of such a drug trafficking operation is key to keeping our communities safe.”