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.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Wildfire north of Cowichan Lake now largely under control

Crews have been on the scene since Friday

Maple Bay man rushed to hospital after being trapped under car

BC Ambulance and Maple Bay Fire Department attend scene on Wednesday morning

Air ambulance called to possible drowning in North Cowichan

Status of patient unknown at press time

B.C. doctors, dentists call on province for mandatory mask rule

Open letter says masks should be worn in indoor public spaces, public transportation or in crowds

Dwindling B.C. bamboo supply leaves Calgary Zoo biologists worried about pandas

Zoo has been trying to send pandas back to China since May

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels

Facebook has a long tradition of cloning competitive services

B.C. Appeal Court prevents Victoria woman from using the term ‘death midwife’ in her job

Pashta MaryMoon claimed she had been providing “death-care services” for more than 40 years

‘We all have anxieties’: B.C.’s top doctor addresses return-to-school fears amid COVID-19

Dr. Bonnie Henry promises school restart plan safe for B.C. kids

B.C. fish harvesters receive long-awaited details on pandemic benefits

Applications to the $470-million federal assistance programs will open Aug. 24

Abbotsford mom worried about her two kids in Beirut following explosion

Shelley Beyak’s children were abducted by their dad in 2018

Most Read