The Victoria Police Department. (Black Press Media file photo)

Six people taken into custody in Victoria drug trafficking investigation

VicPD began investigation after ‘numerous’ concerns raised by community members

Six people were taken into custody following a drug trafficking investigation by the Victoria Police Department.

On Monday, Dec. 23, officers executed a search warrant just after 8 a.m. at a duplex in the 1500-block of Haultain Street.

Officers from VicPD’s patrol unit, community services division, strike force and the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team executed the warrant, which was the result of numerous concerns raised by community members involving activity at this address, according to a statement from VicPD. Six people were taken into custody without incident.

This investigation is ongoing. Watch for updates on this story and others at vicnews.com.

ALSO READ: Victoria’s top stories of 2019


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Victoria traffic stop yields drugs, case full of weapons

Police seize firearms, swords and flares

Long wait to reopen is over for Sidney gym

Owner of Sidney’s Anytime Fitness expects safety measures to be in place for some time

Suspect taken into custody after allegedly attempting to steal a dinghy in Sidney

The incident happened Wednesday morning near Beacon Wharf

Victoria Police arrest man wanted for fraud offences

Michael Friesen arrested on Johnson Street

Colwood art centre shuts its doors indefinitely

Board members look for new location when feasible, continue online

VIDEO: Bear catches ‘rascally rabbit’ for breakfast near Whistler bus stop

The brief encounter of the bear hunting its meal has gone viral

POLL: Do you agree with the provincial government’s decision to increase the minimum wage?

B.C.’s lowest-paid workers will be getting a few more dollars to try… Continue reading

Illicit-drug deaths up in B.C. and remain highest in Canada: chief coroner

More than 4,700 people have died of overdoses since B.C. declared a public health emergency in early 2016

CMHC sees declines in home prices, sales, starts that will linger to end of 2022

CMHC said average housing prices could fall anywhere from nine to 18 per cent in its forecast

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Three-time world and Paralympic gold medalist Sonja Gaudet is part of 11-member class

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that would have… Continue reading

Nanaimo senior who was excessively speeding says her vehicle shouldn’t have been impounded

RCMP say they can’t exercise discretion when it comes to excessive speeding tickets

West Coast Trail to remain closed for now

Federal government won’t open world-famous trek until its First Nations are ready for visitors

B.C.’s essential grocery, hardware store employees should get pandemic pay: retail group

Only B.C.’s social, health and corrections workers are eligible for top-ups

Most Read