Traffic stop leads to seizure of firearms and drugs
Frontline officers in Sooke were busy conducting proactive patrols and traffic stops this past week and one of these stops resulted in the seizure of a firearm, imitation firearms and drugs.
At 11:25 p.m. on January 6, 2021, Sooke front line members stopped a vehicle in East Sooke and initiated an impaired investigation. Subsequently, two men and two women were taken into police custody.
Subsequent to a vehicle search officers discovered a firearm and two replica firearms along with a number of illicit drugs. Police also seized plates from the uninsured vehicle and towed it from the scene.
This matter is still under investigation and the Sooke RCMP is requesting anyone who has information on this situation to please contact the Sooke RCMP Detachment at 250-642-5241.