Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021
Victoria, BC – VicPD Community Services Division (CSD) officers, working with the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team (GVERT), seized fentanyl, methamphetamine, and approximately $20,000 in cash after a drug trafficking investigation at a multi-unit temporary housing facility in Victoria.
On Wednesday, June 16th, CSD and GVERT officers executed a search warrant at a suite in a multi-unit temporary housing facility in the 3000-block of Blanshard Street. Officers located significant quantities of fentanyl and methamphetamine, and hundreds of pills suspected to be controlled substances. In addition, officers seized approximately $20,000 in cash, a taser, and an e-bike believed to be stolen.
A photograph of some of the seized items is available below.
The suspect, a 51-year-old Victoria man, was arrested at the scene and later 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.