Carbonear man sentenced for cocaine possession
A Carbonear man received 15days in jail after a Bay Roberts traffic stop on June 1.
Christpher King, 34, will serve his time on the weekends after pleading guilty to the possession of cocaine. He also received nine months probation.
Trinity Conception RCMP stopped King, who was driving a 2002 Nissan Altima, just after 2 a.m. on the morning of June 1 for violating the Motor Vehicle Act along Route 70 in the community.
During the stop, officers seized a quantity of cocaine and the driver was arrested.
King sti l l faces outstanding charges from a January 2014 arrest when he was picked up by police with 100 Oxycodone pills, some Percocets, four grams of cannabis resin (hash) and 27 grams of cocaine.