A Courtenay man is facing numerous criminal charges after a police search of a residence netted five pounds of marijuana, $15,000 in cash and a loaded handgun.
The Comox Valley RCMP Drug Section recently executed a search warrant on a residence on the 1100 block of Farquhason Drive in Courtenay. The search was the result of a dial a dope drug trafficking investigation in the Courtenay area and during the search police located the marijuana, cash and a loaded .40 caliber handgun.
Courtenay resident Brennan Gladish is now facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking in marijuana, possession of a restricted weapon with ammunition, unauthorized possession of a firearm and careless storage of a firearm. Gladish was held in custody upon arrest and appeared in provincial court where he was held in custody until he is to appear in court for trial.
The Comox Valley RCMP would like the public to remain vigilant in reporting suspicious activity to the RCMP at 250-338- 1321 or to Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS ( 8477 ).
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