Valentine’s Day Drug Raid: Cash and Cocaine

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Port McNeill: Port McNeill RCMP and the RCMP Island District General Investigation Section (GIS) executed a search warrant at a residence located in the 2200 block of Comosun Crescent in Port McNeill on Feb 14.  The search warrant led to the seizure of a number of items including cocaine packaged for sale, paraphernalia commonly used in the trafficking of illegal drugs, and a quantity of Canadian currency. This raid marks the beginning of a coordinated effort underway in our region to identify, arrest, and charge those people who are involved in the trafficking of illegal drugs, states Sgt. Craig Blanchard, Commander of the Port McNeill RCMP. A 51 year old man was subsequently arrested under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and was later released on numerous conditions, pending formal charges being laid.

Port McNeill: Port McNeill RCMP and the RCMP Island District General Investigation Section (GIS) executed a search warrant at a residence located in the 2200 block of Comosun Crescent in Port McNeill on Feb 14.  The search warrant led to the seizure of a number of items including cocaine packaged for sale, paraphernalia commonly used in the trafficking of illegal drugs, and a quantity of Canadian currency. This raid marks the beginning of a coordinated effort underway in our region to identify, arrest, and charge those people who are involved in the trafficking of illegal drugs, states Sgt. Craig Blanchard, Commander of the Port McNeill RCMP. A 51 year old man was subsequently arrested under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and was later released on numerous conditions, pending formal charges being laid.