On November 9, 2017, as part of an ongoing investigation, Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Sheshatshiu RCMP arrested and charged three men with several offences including possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
Forty-five-old Jamie Michelin and 48-year-old William Ramey, both from Happy Valley-Goose Bay, were arrested for possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
Police seized over 100 grams of cocaine, over $7000.00 in cash and other drug trafficking paraphernalia. Both men are currently in custody with a court appearance scheduled for November 10, 2017.
In a separate incident, police arrested 22-year-old Eric Rich from Sheshatshiu and charged him with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. Approximately 16 grams of cocaine was seized. Mr. Rich was released with a court appearance scheduled for December 12, 2017.
The investigations are continuing.
The RCMP is dedicated to ensuring the safety of the communities we serve across Newfoundland and Labrador. If you have information about drug trafficking in your community, please contact your local RCMP. To remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP190 + your message to "CRIMES" (274637), or by webtip at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.