Po­lice seize mar­i­juana, cash

The Compass - - TRINITY SOUTH -

Po­lice seized a quan­tity of mar­i­juana and more than $15,000 in cash dur­ing a ve­hi­cle check­point in the Broad Cove/Dildo area on Fri­day, Oct. 8 as part of Op­er­a­tion Im­pact, which took place dur­ing the Thanks­giv­ing Day week­end.

The check­point was car­ried out by mem­bers of Pla­cen­tia-Whit­bourne RCMP District.

A 33-year-old male and 28-year-old fe­male were ar­rested for pos­ses­sion for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing un­der the Con­trol Drugs and Sub­stance Act.

The mat­ter is still un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion and both ac­cused were re­leased to ap­pear in court at a later date.

Mem­bers also is­sued sev­eral warn­ings and tick­ets un­der the High­way Traf­fic Act.

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