Date: Thursday, June 3, 2020
Victoria, BC – VicPD Community Services Division (CSD) officers arrested two men and seized fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine and cash after an investigation into drug trafficking in Victoria.
In late May, CSD officers began an investigation into drug traffickers in Victoria with ties to crime groups on the lower mainland. On May 31st, CSD officers arrested two men at a hotel in the 3200-block of Maple Street in Saanich. With the assistance of Saanich Police, CSD officers subsequently executed a search warrant on the hotel suite associated to these men and located quantities of fentanyl, methamphetamine, and cocaine consistent with a drug trafficking operation. The men were also found to be in possession of over $3,000 in cash, believed to be proceeds of crime. In total, officers seized approximately one kilogram of controlled substances.
A photograph of the seized items is available below.
The suspects, a 40-year-old Vancouver man and a 35-year-old Vancouver man, were released from custody pending further investigation. Officers will be recommending charges related to drug trafficking.
This file remains under investigation.
If you have information about this incident, please call the VicPD Report Desk at (250) 995-7654 extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.