On September 22, 2017, Port-aux-Basques RCMP executed a search warrant on a residence in Port-aux-Basques. During the search, police seized an undisclosed amount of cocaine, marihuana and Canadian currency.
A 41-year-old female was arrested and is facing charges of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of marihuana. She was released from custody with a court date of December 6, 2017.
On September 23, 2017, Port-aux-Basques RCMP executed a search warrant on a residence in Margaree, approximately 12 km east of Port-aux-Basques. Inside the home police, seized marihuana and trafficking paraphernalia.
A 38-year-old man from Isle aux Morts and a 40-year-old-female from Margaree were arrested and are both facing charges of possession of marihuana for the purpose of trafficking. They have both been released from custody with a court date of December 6, 2017.
Port-aux-Basques RCMP are reminding the public that no street drug is safe. The RCMP will continue to investigate drug activity in our communities.
Anyone with information on drug trafficking is asked to call the RCMP at 1-800-709-RCMP (7267). To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP190 + your message to "CRIMES" (274637), or at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.