West Shore RCMP find drugs and cash after vehicle stopped for speeding

March 1 traffic stop near Westhills Park nets 18 grams of crack-cocaine

West shore RCMP seized cash and illegal substances from a March 1 traffic stop for speeding near the intersection of West Shore Parkway and Commander Court.

Police found 18 grams of crack-cocaine along with $1,200 in cash and drugs suspected to be ecstasy in the vehicle. Two occupants were arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

ALSO READ: West Shore RCMP carry out two drug seizures, arrest one man in Colwood

ALSO READ: West Shore RCMP seizes more than $16,000 worth of drugs

The passenger, a 20-year old man, was released by police on a Promise to Appear. The driver was released without charges.

“This is excellent work done by one of our general duty officers. Getting drugs off the street and keeping our community safe is a priority for us in the West Shore,” said Const. Nancy Saggar, West Shore RCMP media relations officer, in a release.

Neither of the occupants were West Shore residents.

swikar.oli@goldstreamgazette.com

Just Posted

Flat tire, kindness of strangers, surprisingly inflate hope

Sooke mom and her daughters knocked on door of Bob and Norma Saunders seeking help

Health Canada suspends Island pot producer’s licence following unannounced visit

Evergreen Medicinal Supply is working on “corrective action”

Victoria student out $600 for lack of e-bike insurance blames confusing rules

B.C. regulation says e-bike motors must turn off if rider stops pedalling, or bike must be insured

Oak Bay grants 60 days of protection for century-old mansion

J.W. Morris House slated for removal by Abstract Developments

Saanich police ask for public’s help locating missing high risk youth

The 12-year-old was last seen before school on Monday morning

Sealand was much more than killer whales, says ex-employee

Former Sealasd trainer revisits Sealand of the Pacific in talk

Crime Stoppers most wanted for Greater Victoria for the week of September 17

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

POLL: Should the province step in to upgrade the road to Bamfield?

The death of two University of Victoria students on a bus bound… Continue reading

B.C. ‘tent city’ disputes spark call for local government autonomy

UBCM backs Maple Ridge after province overrules city

B.C. drug dealers arrested after traffic stop near Banff turns into helicopter pursuit

Antonio Nolasco-Padia, 23, and Dina Anthony, 55, both well-known to Chilliwack law enforcement

B.C. MLA calls on province to restrict vaping as first related illness appears in Canada

Todd Stone, Liberal MLA for Kamloops-South Thompson, introduced an anti-vaping bill in April

Chilliwack woman wins right to medically assisted death after three-year court battle

Julia Lamb has been the lead plaintiff in a legal battle to ease restrictions on Canada’s assisted dying laws

Sooke athletes win gold at 55+ Games

Myrtle Acton, 86, leads way with three first place finishes

Most Read