Marijuana plants seized in Western Bay
Officers with the Trinity Conception District RCMP arrested a 62year-old man from Western Bay Feb. 4 after seizing 40 marijuana plants from a home on South Side Road in that community.
The RCMP said the plants were in various stages of growth. Fertilizer and lighting equipment were also seized from the home.
The man is facing a charge of production of cannabis marijuana. He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Harbour Grace provincial court on April 16.
It was the second drug bust in the community in less than three weeks.
On Jan. 15, a 53-year-old Western Bay man was arrested and now faces charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. They include possession of cannabis marijuana for the purpose of trafficking, production of cannabis marijuana and possession of property under $5,000 obtained by crime.
Officers, armed with a search warrant, arrived at the man’s prop- erty about 9:30 a.m and conducted a search of a private residence and two adjacent garages.
Seized during the search was a single marijuana plant, some 36 grams of marijuana, roughly $1,500 in cash, a television believed to be stolen and items such as packaging material, weigh scales and various documents police say are commonly used by a “street dealer.”
The accused was released from police custody, and is scheduled to appear in Harbour Grace provincial court on March 25.
The Royal Canadian Legion, Saturday , Feb. 16, 3 p.m. All are welcome.
Hosted by Terry Lynch of The Music Studio at the Seaside Lounge, Spaniard’s Bay, Saturday, Feb. 16. All proceeds going to Cat Concerns, a non-profit organization raising money for their spay/neuter program and Cat Shelter building fund. Live entertainment begins at 7 p.m., with dance to start at 9 p.m. For more, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open Mic Show
Hosted by the Conception Harbour Heritage Group, Sunday, Feb. 17, Parish Hall next to the Jamie Murphy Memorial. Doors open at 1 p.m. Join other performers, bring your instrument and play along, or just tap your feet.
Old Time Country Music/Open Mic Jam
United Church basement, Carbonear, Sunday, Feb. 17, doors open at 1 p.m. For more, call Herb at 5960006.
The 2372 Avalon North army cadet corps is open to youth ages 12 – 18, Tuesday night’s 7-9 p.m. at Amalgamated Academy, Bay Roberts.
Texas Hold ‘em
Victoria Fire Department,
Fire Hall, Victoria, Wednesday nights, 8 p.m. For more, call 596-2817 or 5962320
Texas Hold ‘em
Royal Canadian Legion, Carbonear, Tuesday nights starts 8:15 p.m. For more, call 596-3691
Sea Cadet Program
RCSCC Effie M. Morrissey Sea Cadets. Welcome youth from Marysvale to Bay Roberts. Meetings every Tuesday, the Royal Canadian Legion, Brigus, 6:30-9:00 p.m. no cost. For more call 596-3600.
To deliver meals to clients in the Carbonear and Harbour Grace area for the Interfaith Home Meals on Wheels program. For more call 9455311.
Donate your gently used clothing and cloth items. Drop your bagged items in the red donation bin at Powell’s Supermarkets in Bay Roberts, Harbour Grace and Carbonear areas.
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Marijuana plants seized from a Western Bay home on Feb. 4.