RCMP seize cocaine, cash and prohibited weapon; two persons arrested

September 13, 2021
Stratford, Prince Edward Island

News release

A 43-year-old man and 52-year-old woman have been arrested as part of a drug-trafficking investigation in Stratford, PEI.

On September 10, 2021, shortly after 6 p.m., police stopped a vehicle in Stratford as part of the investigation. A man and woman were arrested and later released pending a future court appearance.

A short time after, police executed a search warrant at a home in the community. During the search, police seized over 250 grams of what is believed to be cocaine, over $2,000 in cash and a prohibited weapon.

This investigation was the result of a joint operation between the Prince District Joint Forces Operations (JFO), Stratford RCMP, Kings District RCMP and Queens District RCMP.

The public plays an important role in helping to reduce, prevent and solve crime, including the trafficking of illegal drugs. Anyone with information about, or who suspects, illegal drug activity in their neighbourhood is asked to contact their local police. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

The investigation is ongoing.


Contact information

Sgt. Craig Eveleigh
Queens District RCMP

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