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Five arrested in police raid that nets drugs and body armour

Five men were arrested Friday at a home on Heatherly Road in Colwood. Officers from the West Shore RCMP and the Regional Crime Unit searched the home on a warrant.
Five men were arrested Friday at a home on Heatherly Road in Colwood.

Officers from the West Shore RCMP and the Regional Crime Unit searched the home on a warrant. Police seized body armour, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and GHB, which is also known as the date-rape drug.

One man, a resident of the home, remains in custody. The others were released.

“We continue to urge the public to report suspicious activity to our officers,” said Cpl. Kathy Rochlitz.

“Information from the public does help us solve crime and remove drugs from our community.”

The investigation is continuing and charges are being considered.

West Shore RCMP ask anyone with information that may help with the investigation call them 250-474-2264. Anonymous reports can be made through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.