Alleged gang member faces charges after Victoria police seize gun, drugs, cash

A Victoria man with alleged links to organized crime is facing charges after police seized a loaded handgun, drugs, and a large amount of cash last month.

The suspect was taken into custody on the 200-block of Gorge Road East on July 4. The arrest followed an investigation that lasted several weeks.

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Officers discovered the loaded gun with two loaded magazines and additional ammunition while arresting the man. They also found $25,000 in cash and significant amounts of cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl.

The suspect identified himself to officers as a member of the Norteños gang.

Roy Pelgrom faces seven charges including possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a firearm without a licence, possession of a loaded prohibited weapon and careless storage of a firearm.

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