Stolen bike investigation turns up drugs, cash and loaded handgun in Victoria
Police are recommending several drug and firearms charges, as well as possession of stolen property. (Victoria police)
VICTORIA -- An investigation into a stolen bicycle led Victoria police to drugs, cash and a loaded pistol Monday.
Patrol officers arrested one man around 1:30 a.m. in the parking lot of a temporary housing facility in the 3000-block of Blanshard Street.
Police say the man was in possession of a stolen bike, but a search allegedly turned up “significant quantities” of methamphetamine, fentanyl and crack cocaine.
Police also seized more than $5,000 in cash and a loaded .22-calibre pistol.
The man was taken to VicPD cells and held pending a court appearance.
Police are recommending several drug and firearms charges, as well as possession of stolen property.