Search warrant execution produces major drug bust

3.5 ounces of cocaine, 1.5 ounces of methamphetamine and approximately 0.75 ounces of heroin

  • Nov. 30, 2015 3:00 p.m.

The Comox Valley RCMP drug section located and seized quantities of several different types of illegal drugs during a search warrant executed on a Courtenay residence on Nov. 16.

The members of the drug section obtained a search warrant for the residence located in the 3400 block of Mounce Road in Courtenay. During the search, approximately 3.5 ounces of cocaine, 1.5 ounces of methamphetamine and approximately 0.75 ounces of heroin were located. Also seized during the search was approximately $5,000 cash and a prohibited weapon.

A 26-year-old Courtenay man is currently in custody for possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a prohibited weapon.

The accused is being held pending his next court appearance. A 25- year-old female has been released on a promise to appear.

– Comox Valley RCMP