Victoria man arrested
Trinity Conception District RCMP arrested a 22-year-old male resident of Victoria last Tuesday, Feb. 16 as part of their continuing crackdown on drug trafficking in the area.
Const. John Hedges, lead investigator with Trinity Conception general investigative services, said police seized a quantity of marijuana, ecstasy and other prescription drugs after they stopped a vehicle in the Conception Bay North town.
“ The male was later released from custody and will be facing charges including possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking,” Hedges said. He will appear in court in May.
Police urge members of the public to contact Crimestoppers or call the local RCMP detachments with any information regarding criminal activities in their communities.