The RCMP seized drugs, guns, tasers and body armour as they executed a search warrant at a home on Alexander Street in North Cowichan.
The Street Crime Unit of the North Cowichan-Duncan RCMP made the seizures on September 7th during a drug investigation that lasted several months.
The Vancouver Island Integrated Emergency Response Team and Police Dog Services helped execute the warrant.
A 37-year-old man from the Hope area was arrested.
Police found suspected Fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, and more than 230 prescription medication pills.
In addition, a 12-gauge shotgun, .45 calibre replica handgun, 2 tasers and body armour were seized.
In addition to problems caused in the community by drug use, Corporal Trevor March of the North Cowichan-Duncan RCMP Street Crime Unit says when individuals and groups in the drug trade move into a new area, the risk of violence increases.
Corporal March says maintaining pressure against these groups to curb their activity remains a priority for the Street Crime Unit and the North Cowichan-Duncan RCMP Detachment.