A 29-year-old woman has been arrested, as North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP found fentanyl and methamphetamine that appeared to be packaged for resale in her vehicle.

The officer was patrolling a crime “hot spot” in the 300-block of the Trans-Canada Highway early Friday morning.

The area where the woman was found is known for heavy drug use and trafficking.

The woman was taken into custody.