Police arrest man on drug charges. (File photo)

Police arrest man on drug charges in Duncan

Andrew Robert Brotherston remains in custody

A drug-related arrest was made in Duncan on March 8.

In the late evening hours, 29-year-old Andrew Robert Brotherston was arrested near Alexander Street in Duncan after the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP Street Crime Unit conducted an investigation into local fentanyl trafficking.

More than 18 grams of suspected opioids, over one ounce of methamphetamine, 12 grams of cocaine and more than $2,000 in cash was seized.

Brotherston, described by RCMP as a chronic offender who is well known to police, has been charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and obstruction for providing a false name upon his arrest.

He remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in Duncan provincial court on March 19.

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