Courtenay Drug Seizure
On January 9th, the Comox Valley RCMP Drug Section arrested four individuals in relation to drug trafficking in the 1700 block of Cliffe Avenue. Police seized suspected heroin, fentanyl, and methamphetamine as well as scales, packaging materials, an undisclosed amount of cash and other drug trafficking instruments. A vehicle was also towed from the scene.
Two adult males, one adult female and one youth are facing Charges of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance. “We are continuing to use every available option to combat drug trafficking in the Comox Valley. The RCMP has observed a heightened presence of fentanyl in the Canadian illicit market and is taking the appropriate enforcement measures to ensure that Canadians are safe,” Stated Cst Rob Gardner, Comox Valley RCMP Media Relations officer. “It was very disconcerting to see young persons involved in this dangerous criminal activity.”
The Comox Valley RCMP encourages community members to report suspicious activity, or any information regarding drug trafficking to the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online. You may be eligible for a reward if your information results in a conviction