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

Victoria man finds out his song will be featured on American Idol after a rough morning

Mike Edel’s song ‘The Finish Line’ was featured on the hit show

West Shore RCMP, Search and Rescue, Langford Fire continue search for missing Langford man

31-year-old Joshua Bennett of Langford went missing on March 9

Outdoor cats one of the biggest causes of wildlife injuries, says Wild ARC

Spring a vulnerable time for fledlings, small mammals

Red-tailed hawk’s own bill is killing him

‘Most birds with this syndrome will starve to death without treatment’

Royals face Blazers to kickoff WHL playoffs

Series opens Friday, March 22 at Victoria’s Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

VIDEO: Can you believe it? This B.C. hill pulls cars backwards up a slope

Sir Isaac Newton had clearly never been to this Vernon anomaly when he discovered gravity

POLL: When do you think the next major earthquake will hit Vancouver Island?

According to seismologists, Vancouver Island is overdue for a magnitude 7 earthquake.… Continue reading

Paramedic staff shortage at critical level: B.C. union

A number of units were out of service due to lack of staffing in Lower Mainland, union says

B.C. lottery winner being sued by Surrey co-workers

They claim he owes them $200,000 each, in a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver

BIG READ: The two sides of the Strait of Georgia roe herring fishery

The case for the Strait of Georgia roe herring fishery Comox fisherman,… Continue reading

Fraser Health under fire again for taxiing homeless man from Langley to Hope

Patient sent to Hope shelter because a spot in the man’s home community couldn’t be located

Dead sea lion discovered on Hornby Island shoreline

Reports indicate animal was shot in the head

Celina Caesar-Chavannes quits Liberal caucus, sits as independent MP

The Whitby, Ont., MP has been a vocal supporter of Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott

Island SPCA overwhelmed by 45 cats taken from Comox Valley property

Many of the cats will be transferred to branches in Nanaimo and Victoria

Most Read