Police Beat, May 28, 2014

Sooke RCMP respond to calls involving drugs and an assault

  • May. 28, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Sooke RCMP members responded to 125 calls for service in the past week.

 

On May 21, at 1:30 p.m. police followed a vehicle leaving a home in the area known as “Grouch’s Lair” in the 5700 block of Sooke Road. As the investigation proceeded the male was arrested, and a quantity of methamphetamine was located on him. Other drug paraphernalia was located in the vehicle.

As the result of his drug use the male had to be taken to Victoria General Hospital prior to being returned and lodged in Sooke RCMP cells. The male remains in custody, facing charges of breach of undertaking, and possession of methamphetamine.

On May 24 at 6 p.m., a male reported being assaulted near Sooke elementary school. He received bruising to his face.  A suspect has been arrested and later released on a Promise to Appear in court with conditions. The investigation is continuing.

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