Drug seizure, ar­rest in Ochre Pit Cove

The Compass - - ORTHTE -

A 58-year-old man was ar­rested and drugs and stolen prop­erty was seized Thurs­day, Sept. 15 fol­low­ing a search of a res­i­dence in Ochre Pit Cove.

Mem­bers of the Trinity Con­cep­tion District RCMP, with the as­sis­tance of mem­bers of the po­lice dog ser­vice, ex­e­cuted two search war­rants on the res­i­dence.

Po­lice seized a quan­tity of cash, co­caine, mar­i­juana, pre­scrip­tion pills and stolen prop­erty.

The ac­cused was ar­rested and later re­leased from cus­tody.

He will be ap­pear­ing in Har­bour Grace provin­cial court on Dec. 5, where he will an­swer to charges of pos­ses­sion for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing un­der the Con­trolled Drugs and Sub­stances Act, and charges of pos­ses­sion of stolen prop­erty.

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