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Weapons, fentanyl found in search of Johnson Street suite

Victoria police and the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team have seized fentanyl, weapons and cash after a drug-trafficking investigation.

Victoria police and the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team have seized fentanyl, weapons and cash after a drug-trafficking investigation.

The investigation began in early October with a focus on a suspect in a suite in a multi-unit residential building in the 900 block of Johnson Street.

The suspect was arrested Oct. 15 and found to have a can of bear spray.

A search of the suite turned up fentanyl, close to $8,000 cash and weapons that included a cattleprod, baton, Taser and a replica firearm.

The suspect was released pending further investigation.

jbell@timescolonist.com