Kamloops RCMP have announced the arrests of four members of the Independent Soldiers gang on various drug charges.

Jayme Norman Russell, 27, Ryan Adam Way, 30, Sean Robert Fouts, 36, and Dustin Donald Falsetta, 28, appeared in Kamloops provincial court on Wednesday.

Fouts was also charged with possession of a loaded .45 calibre semi-automatic handgun.

During the course of the investigation, the RCMP purchased around three kilograms of cocaine from the accused men.

Police also seized $3,000 cash, a balaclava, handcuffs and a bullet proof vest as well as a 2000 Lincoln LS, a 2000 Chrysler 300 M, and 2005 Dodge Pickup truck

An arrest warrant for another man who is still at large, 26-year-old Aaron Michael Kydd, was also issued.

The investigation leading to the arrests took four months to complete.