Woman, 31, arrested after RCMP find drugs, weapon, cash at Duncan hotel

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP found suspected fentanyl or heroin, methamphetamine, a brass-knuckled knife and more than $2,500 in cash while searching a Duncan hotel near Alexander Street last week.

The Sept. 11 search also turned up scales and other drug-trafficking paraphernalia, and several stolen items.

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A 31-year-old woman was arrested at the scene.

“This particular business has been the subject of substantial police investigations over the past several years, causing a strain on the area residents and police resources,” Cpl. Trevor March said. “RCMP investigators will continue targeted enforcement, as well as engaging local and provincial partners to ensure these issues come to an end.”

— Times Colonist

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