Duncan woman arrested after police seize drugs and cash from residence

Duncan woman arrested after police seize drugs and cash from residence
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A 44-year-old Duncan woman was arrested for allegedly trafficking illicit drugs after police found over 19 ounces of controlled substances at a residence, according to Mounties in the Cowichan Valley. (RCMP handout)

A 44-year-old Duncan woman was arrested for allegedly trafficking illicit drugs after police found over 19 ounces of controlled substances at a residence.

According to North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP, officers executed a search warrant in the 2700-block of Miller Road on Aug. 6 and discovered a trove of illicit drugs, fake cigarettes, cash and a taser.

RCMP say they seized over 19 ounces of controlled substances including suspected fentanyl, methamphetamine, and cocaine, as well as approximately 1,600 prescription pills, 72 cartons of counterfeit cigarettes, a taser and over $4,000 in cash from the residence.

“This search warrant was obtained as a result of an investigation into drug trafficking within the community and beyond” stated Cpl. Alex BĂ©rubĂ©, media spokesperson for the BC RCMP.

As a result, a 44-year-old Duncan woman, who was not identified, was arrested and taken into custody without incident for allegedly trafficking illicit drugs.

Mounties say they are continuing their investigation and are asking anyone with information to contact them at 250-748-5522.

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