Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Victoria, BC – VicPD K9 and Patrol officers took three people into custody during a vehicle stop Sunday night.

The vehicle was first reported stolen to Patrol officers in the morning hours of Sunday, May 26th.  A VicPD K9 officer spotted the stolen vehicle in the 2900-block of Douglas Street just after 9 p.m. that evening. With the assistance of additional Patrol officers, officers blocked the vehicle from leaving. Three occupants in the vehicle were then taken into custody. 

During their search, officers located fentanyl, methamphetamine and seized an imitation firearm. A photograph of the imitation handgun is below.

Investigators are recommending several charges against the three occupants including drug trafficking, possession of stolen property over $5000, and motor vehicle theft. The suspects were released on a promise to appear with several conditions.

The investigation remains ongoing.



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