Drug bust

Saanich police executed a search warrant on a home in the 3400-block of Whittier Avenue on Thursday night (Nov. 5), coming away with drugs, weapons and arresting six people. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drug and weapons seized from Saanich home, six people arrested and released

Saanich police had been keeping an eye on Whittier Avenue home for weeks

 

The street value of the more than one-and-a-quarter kilograms of cocaine seized by VicPD officers was over $150,000. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Victoria police seize fentanyl, more than $150,000-worth of cocaine

Charges laid against two Victoria men in months-long investigation

 

On June 2 officers of the Canada Border Services Agency seized packages of suspected cocaine weighing 16.84 kilograms. (Courtesy of CBSA)

More than $800,000 in suspected cocaine seized from ship near Victoria

RCMP Dive Team suspects more narcotics had been stored below ship’s waterline

On June 2 officers of the Canada Border Services Agency seized packages of suspected cocaine weighing 16.84 kilograms. (Courtesy of CBSA)
The West Shore RCMP Drugs and Organized Crime Unit arrested three men after an investigation into suspected drug trafficking in a View Royal neighbourhood. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

View Royal neighbours’ complaints lead to arrests in drug-trafficking investigation

Long gun, narcotics and cash found on property at centre of complaints

The West Shore RCMP Drugs and Organized Crime Unit arrested three men after an investigation into suspected drug trafficking in a View Royal neighbourhood. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Victoria police are searching for two suspects after seizing multi-coloured drugs, cash, firearms and stolen items from a a unit on the 3200 block of Quadra Street. (File contributed/VicPD)

Victoria police seize colourful drugs, cash, guns, stolen items from Quadra residence

Search is on for Victoria man and woman in relation to the crimes

Victoria police are searching for two suspects after seizing multi-coloured drugs, cash, firearms and stolen items from a a unit on the 3200 block of Quadra Street. (File contributed/VicPD)
West Shore RCMP seized illegal drugs, brass knuckles and three imitation handguns from a residential property in Colwood on March 31. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP seizes illegal drugs, imitation handguns in Colwood

One man and one woman arrested for weapons-related offences

West Shore RCMP seized illegal drugs, brass knuckles and three imitation handguns from a residential property in Colwood on March 31. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Three 16-year-olds arrested after $30K, guns and drugs seized in Kelowna raid

Three 16-year-olds arrested after $30K, guns and drugs seized in Kelowna raid

Three 16-year-old boys were arrested in relation to the bust

Three 16-year-olds arrested after $30K, guns and drugs seized in Kelowna raid
West Shore RCMP seizes 2,400 doses worth of fentanyl in Langford drug bust

West Shore RCMP seizes 2,400 doses worth of fentanyl in Langford drug bust

Third significant drug seizure in February, according to officers

West Shore RCMP seizes 2,400 doses worth of fentanyl in Langford drug bust
West Shore RCMP Drug and Organized Crime Unit has arrested 29-year-old Kevon Parsons for trafficking drugs out of an apartment in View Royal. (Black Press Media file Photo)
West Shore RCMP Drug and Organized Crime Unit has arrested 29-year-old Kevon Parsons for trafficking drugs out of an apartment in View Royal. (Black Press Media file Photo)
Police seized more than 55 kilograms of cocaine, 47 kilograms of methamphetamine, one kilogram of heroin, 15 firearms, $150,000 in cash and a large-capacity magazine from the home of William Milton Barnes. Lawyers made a joint submission for a nine-year jail sentence for the Saanich man, who plead guilty to four of 11 charges against him. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)

Nine-year jail sentence proposed for Saanich cross-border drug smuggler

William Milton Barnes pleaded guilty to three charges related to drug delivery

Police seized more than 55 kilograms of cocaine, 47 kilograms of methamphetamine, one kilogram of heroin, 15 firearms, $150,000 in cash and a large-capacity magazine from the home of William Milton Barnes. Lawyers made a joint submission for a nine-year jail sentence for the Saanich man, who plead guilty to four of 11 charges against him. (Kat Slepian/Black Press Media)
The Victoria Police Department seized over $50,000 in cash, as well as drugs and firearms in a recent search of a home in the 600-block of Manchester Ave. (File contributed/VicPD)

Where does cash seized by B.C. police actually go?

The Victoria Police Department seized over $75,000 in cash in the past few months

The Victoria Police Department seized over $50,000 in cash, as well as drugs and firearms in a recent search of a home in the 600-block of Manchester Ave. (File contributed/VicPD)
VicPD bust drug dealer outside police station

VicPD bust drug dealer outside police station

Police didn’t have to leave detachment to investigate local drug dealer

VicPD bust drug dealer outside police station