As part of an ongoing investigation by Bell Island RCMP, two individuals were arrested and a home on Bell Island was searched.
On Thursday, September 14, 2023, Bell Island RCMP, with the assistance from additional RCMP resources, executed a warrant authorized under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act at a residential property. Inside the home, officers located and seized a quantity of drugs, contraband tobacco, a significant quantity of cash, an operational "stun" gun and other evidence consistent with drug trafficking.
The investigation is continuing and further information will be released when charges are laid.
RCMP NL continues to fulfill its mandate to protect public safety, enforce the law, and ensure the delivery of priority policing services in Newfoundland and Labrador.