RCMP arrest man following execution of search warrant in Centreville

October 6, 2017
Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

On the evening of October 5, 2017, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police from New-Wes-Valley and Glovertown Detachments executed a search warrant at a residence in the community of Centreville. A quantity of cocaine, oxycodone and marihuana was seized, as well over $2,000 in cash and a firearm.

A 59 year-old male from Centreville was arrested for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act and for breaching an Undertaking.

A quantity of illegal moose meat and salmon was also discovered during the search and subsequently seized by the Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division.

The suspect is expected to make a court appearance in Gander this afternoon.

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Contact information

Supt. Archie Thompson
District Policing Officer East
709-466-6581

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