RCMP find drugs while searching three homes, two men charged

On Nov. 26, Comox Valley RCMP drug section concluded a two-month investigation into the drug trafficking activities of two local men.

On Nov. 26, Comox Valley RCMP drug section concluded a two-month investigation into the drug trafficking activities of two local men.

Wilson Caleb Sagastume, 28, and Robert Hendrikus Van Hage, 19, are both charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking. During the search, which included three residences, 21 ounces of cocaine, eight ounces of heroin, one ounce of crystal methamphetamine and half a pound of marijuana were seized.

Van Hage has been released on court order conditions and Sagastume has been remanded in custody. The next court appearance for both is Dec 15.

— Comox Valley RCMP

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