Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022

File: 22-5272

Victoria, BC – VicPD’s Strike Force team, working with West Shore RCMP, the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team (GVERT) and VicPD’s Analysis and Intelligence Section, arrested one man and seized over $20,000 in cash in an operation last week.

Shortly after 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 10th, VicPD’s Strike Force team, with the assistance of GVERT, arrested a man in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue for drug trafficking-related offences. The man was in possession of cash and quantities of fentanyl and prescription drugs consistent with drug trafficking.

VicPD’s Strike Force Team, in coordination with West Shore RCMP, subsequently executed a search warrant on the man’s residence in the 1000-block of Haslam Avenue in Langford. Officers seized approximately $20,000 in cash, as well as quantities of fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine and prescription drugs consistent with drug trafficking.

Photographs of the seized cash are below.

Cash Seized In Search Warrant

The suspect was later released pending further investigation. Investigators will be recommending drug trafficking charges against the man.

This file remains under investigation. If you have information about this incident and have not spoken to officers, please call the VicPD Report Desk at (250) 995-7654 extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.