The Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Drug Section has been engaged in a drug trafficking investigation, which resulted in the search of a residence on the evening of Monday, Dec. 10, on the 1000-block of Piercy Avenue in Courtenay.
At approximately 9:45 p.m. the members of the Comox Valley RCMP, assisted by members of the Emergency Response Team entered the residence to execute a search warrant. Several people inside the residence were arrested.
Police remained at the residence for several hours locating, collecting and seizing evidence to support criminal charges. A significant quantity of what is believed to be controlled substances as defined by the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act was seized. Samples will be forwarded to Health Canada for further testing.
The Comox Valley RCMP anticipate recommending several charges of trafficking in a controlled substance as the investigation continues.