Monday, July 22, 2024

52-year-old Langford man arrested after neighbours report suspected drug activity


Reports of suspected drug activity at a Langford residence has led to the arrest of a 52-year-old resident.

In March, West Shore RCMP received reports from neighbhours of suspected drug activity at a residence in the Glen Lake area, initiating an investigation by the RCMP.

On March 31st, the drug and crime unit executed a search warrant at the suspect’s residence, seizing approximately one ounce of both fentanyl and methamphetamine. 

One ounce of each drug is equivalent to over 200 individual doses. 

In addition to the drugs, officers recovered approximately $10,000 in stolen tools, $5,000 in cash and brass knuckles. 

(West Shore RCMP)

The suspect, a 52-year-old Langford man, has been arrested as a result of the search and seizure.

Police said they are considering charging the man with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled Drug & Substances Act and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000.

“Thank you to the neighbourhood’s keen eye and cooperation which helped progress the investigation to an arrest and removal of drugs off the street,” said Constable Sheldon Ewington with the Drug & Organized Crime Unit at West Shore RCMP.

Anyone with information or who wants to report suspicious activity is asked to contact West Shore RCMP at (250) 474-2264. 

You can also report anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or messaging them via their Facebook page.

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