Drug bust

Victoria police seized $30 million in fentanyl, drugs, cash and firearms during Project Juliet. (Victoria Police Department)

Joint forces operation seizes $30 million in fentanyl, drugs, cash, firearms

Fentanyl enough to supply estimated 3,965,000 lethal doses

 

West Shore RCMP seized nearly 10 ounces of drugs from two male suspects during a traffic stop in Langford Dec. 8. (West Shore RCMP)

Langford men caught carrying illicit drugs during traffic stop

Nearly 10 ounces of narcotics, likely including fentanyl, were seized

 

A Powell River man has been sentenced for trafficking after using casino winnings while in the Comox Valley on a large quality of narcotics that he brought back home. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Casino winnings in Courtenay end in narcotics conviction

Powell River man regularly came over to Comox Valley to buy his drugs

 

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Nanaimo RCMP compare a replica pistol found in a suspect vehicle with an RCMP service pistol. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP compare a replica pistol found in a suspect vehicle with an RCMP service pistol. (Photo submitted)
Saanich police executed a search warrant on a home in the 3400-block of Whittier Avenue on Thursday night (Nov. 5), coming away with drugs, weapons and arresting six people. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drug and weapons seized from Saanich home, six people arrested and released

Saanich police had been keeping an eye on Whittier Avenue home for weeks

Saanich police executed a search warrant on a home in the 3400-block of Whittier Avenue on Thursday night (Nov. 5), coming away with drugs, weapons and arresting six people. (Black Press Media file photo)
The street value of the more than one-and-a-quarter kilograms of cocaine seized by VicPD officers was over $150,000. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police seize fentanyl, more than $150,000-worth of cocaine

Charges laid against two Victoria men in months-long investigation

The street value of the more than one-and-a-quarter kilograms of cocaine seized by VicPD officers was over $150,000. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a suspect who rammed a police car to escape an arrest attempt. (File photo)

Drug trafficking suspect rams police vehicle in Nanaimo and escapes arrest

Suspect still at large after fleeing from police in Harewood on Friday afternoon

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a suspect who rammed a police car to escape an arrest attempt. (File photo)
Black Press file photo

Additional charges approved from February drug bust in Port Hardy

‘Back on Feb. 17, RCMP members noticed a vehicle parked on Highway 19 Southbound just after midnight’

Black Press file photo
Port Hardy RCMP surrounded a house on Byng Road on June 17 around 6:00 p.m. (Submitted photo)

Port Hardy RCMP announce charges in three separate drug busts

‘There are people in our community that are preying on the vulnerable’

Port Hardy RCMP surrounded a house on Byng Road on June 17 around 6:00 p.m. (Submitted photo)
On June 2 officers of the Canada Border Services Agency seized packages of suspected cocaine weighing 16.84 kilograms. (Courtesy of CBSA)

More than $800,000 in suspected cocaine seized from ship near Victoria

RCMP Dive Team suspects more narcotics had been stored below ship’s waterline

On June 2 officers of the Canada Border Services Agency seized packages of suspected cocaine weighing 16.84 kilograms. (Courtesy of CBSA)
RCMP make arrests outside a residence on Brechin Road on Thursday night. (Photo submitted)

RCMP bust ‘drug house’ in central Nanaimo

Two people arrested and released with pending charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking

RCMP make arrests outside a residence on Brechin Road on Thursday night. (Photo submitted)
Victoria police are searching for two suspects after seizing multi-coloured drugs, cash, firearms and stolen items from a a unit on the 3200 block of Quadra Street. (File contributed/VicPD)

Victoria police seize colourful drugs, cash, guns, stolen items from Quadra residence

Search is on for Victoria man and woman in relation to the crimes

Victoria police are searching for two suspects after seizing multi-coloured drugs, cash, firearms and stolen items from a a unit on the 3200 block of Quadra Street. (File contributed/VicPD)
West Shore RCMP seized illegal drugs, brass knuckles and three imitation handguns from a residential property in Colwood on March 31. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP seizes illegal drugs, imitation handguns in Colwood

One man and one woman arrested for weapons-related offences

West Shore RCMP seized illegal drugs, brass knuckles and three imitation handguns from a residential property in Colwood on March 31. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Three 16-year-olds arrested after $30K, guns and drugs seized in Kelowna raid

Three 16-year-olds arrested after $30K, guns and drugs seized in Kelowna raid

Three 16-year-old boys were arrested in relation to the bust

Three 16-year-olds arrested after $30K, guns and drugs seized in Kelowna raid
West Shore RCMP seizes 2,400 doses worth of fentanyl in Langford drug bust

West Shore RCMP seizes 2,400 doses worth of fentanyl in Langford drug bust

Third significant drug seizure in February, according to officers

West Shore RCMP seizes 2,400 doses worth of fentanyl in Langford drug bust
Police seized more than 55 kilograms of cocaine, 47 kilograms of methamphetamine, one kilogram of heroin, 15 firearms, $150,000 in cash and a large-capacity magazine from the home of William Milton Barnes. Lawyers made a joint submission for a nine-year jail sentence for the Saanich man, who plead guilty to four of 11 charges against him. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

Nine-year jail sentence proposed for Saanich cross-border drug smuggler

William Milton Barnes pleaded guilty to three charges related to drug delivery

Police seized more than 55 kilograms of cocaine, 47 kilograms of methamphetamine, one kilogram of heroin, 15 firearms, $150,000 in cash and a large-capacity magazine from the home of William Milton Barnes. Lawyers made a joint submission for a nine-year jail sentence for the Saanich man, who plead guilty to four of 11 charges against him. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
A drug search warrant was executed by Victoria Police turning up drugs, cash, weapons and jewelry Thursday Feb. 1 in the 800-block of Johnson Street. Vic PD screenshot

Drugs, cash and guns seized by VicPD

Search warrant executed Feb. 1 turned up $12,000 worth of drugs, $7,000 in cash

A drug search warrant was executed by Victoria Police turning up drugs, cash, weapons and jewelry Thursday Feb. 1 in the 800-block of Johnson Street. Vic PD screenshot