Woman charged in connection with drug raid at Chemainus rental property

Charges have been filed against a 40-year-old woman in connection with a Chemainus search warrant carried out at a rental property in January that turned up methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl, counterfeit money and stolen property.

Federal Crown counsel approved two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking for Schivon Metcalf in late September. When she was subsequently arrested after a warrant was issued, she was charged with three more trafficking charges after drugs and paraphernalia were found.

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“Drug traffickers often select rental properties that will then become hubs for criminal activity and cause considerable strains on neighbourhoods,” said Const. Kevin Houlgate of the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP Street Crime Unit. “The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP will continue to target individuals and properties that negatively impact our communities due to drug trafficking and other illegal activity.”

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