Comox Valley RCMP raid Compassion Club in Courtenay again

Comox Valley RCMP's drug section executed its second search warrant for 2011 at the North Island Compassion Club Friday.

Comox Valley RCMP’s drug section executed its second search warrant for 2011 at the North Island Compassion Club Friday.The club, located on Sixth Street in Courtenay, had several pounds of marijuana seized and two occupants were arrested and face charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking.They were later released from custody.RCMP remind the public although there are conflicting views on the use or marijuana, the activity at this location remains illegal.Concerned citizens of the Comox Valley continue to report the suspected illegal activity in the community and the RCMP will continue to enforce the law.• • •Comox Valley RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect involved in a hit and run at the Lewis Center’s parking lot July 13.Between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., a light-coloured minivan was seen on video surveillance backing into a stall and hitting a parked motorcycle in the process.The motorcycle was knocked over, causing approximately $3,000 in damage.The driver of the suspect vehicle left the area after trying to lift the motorcycle upright with the assistance of another woman. RCMP note it is possible the woman did not realize the extent of the damage cause to the motorcycle.If you have any information, contact Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477.— Comox Valley RCMP

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