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Langford man arrested, Range Rover seized in drug-trafficking investigation

A two-month drug-trafficking investigation has culminated in the West Shore RCMP seizing an ounce of what is suspected to be cocaine, half an ounce of what is thought to be crack, a handgun and a shotgun.
A stock and generic photo of a Westshore RCMP police car. VICTORIA, B.C. September 20, 2013.
The arrest of the 30-year-old man May 10 followed a search carried out by the West Shore RCMP’s Crime Reduction Unit at a residential Langford property on Moyes Road, near Treanor Avenue.

A two-month drug-trafficking investigation has culminated in the West Shore RCMP seizing an ounce of what is suspected to be cocaine, half an ounce of what is thought to be crack, a handgun and a shotgun.

Also seized by the detachment’s drug and organized crime unit were a Range Rover and over $4,000.

It was the result of an Oct. 8 search at an Atticus Court home in Langford.

A 29-year-old Langford resident was arrested. Criminal charges are being recommended, while the Range Rover and cash have been sent to the civil forfeiture office.

jbell@timescolonist.com