Twenty-four-year-old Robert Yetman of Harbour Grace was arrested yesterday and is facing charges of Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking, four counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Proceeds of Crime, Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Firearm, Possession of a Firearm with the Serial Number Removed, Possession of a Firearm, Ammunition and Weapon while Prohibited from doing so, Unsafe Storage of a Firearm, Possession of a Weapon for a Purpose Dangerous to the Public, and Breach of Probation.
A search warrant was executed on Yetman's residence in Harbour Grace, with the following items seized: cocaine, diazepam, methylphenidate, oxycodone and suboxone, cannabis, a large quantity of cash, drug trafficking paraphernalia and a sawed-off .22 calibre rifle.
The investigation was led by RCMP Harbour Grace General Investigative Section, assisted by police officers from both Bay Roberts and Harbour Grace Detachments, and Police Dog Services.
Yetman remains in custody, pending a court appearance. The investigation is continuing.