On September 24th just before midnight – members of the Sooke Detachment were on patrol at “Grouches Lair” off of Sooke Road. Outside of one of the cabins an SUV was checked and determined to have a stolen license plate.
Two occupants were arrested for possession of stolen property and the vehicle was searched by the members. The search yielded an immitation pistol, bear spray, a small quantity of cocaine, numerous pills and paraphernalia for the use and trafficking of cocaine. Stolen Cheques were also located.
Neither of the persons arrested have been formally charged and the investigation is ongoing. On September 25th at 1230 hours a vehicle check was done on a vehicle seen leaving the “Grouches Lair” cabins on Sooke Road. This check, of two males and a female took place on Sooke Road near Saseenos Elementary School.
Two males were determined to have numerous arrest warrants out for them, and were taken into custody. A female passenger was released at the scene.
A trace of cocaine and quantity of marihuana was located.
The males remain in custody at the time of this release.