Prince District Joint Forces Operations seize drugs and arrest Summerside man

February 14, 2023
Summerside, Prince Edward Island

News release

The Prince District Joint Forces Operations (JFO) unit has seized drugs, money, and a firearm as part of an ongoing investigation in Summerside, PEI.

On February 10, 2023, the Prince District JFO Unit arrested Harold Preston of Summerside and seized cocaine, methamphetamine, and money. The Prince District JFO unit also executed a search warrant in Summerside and seized cocaine, crystal methamphetamine, an unsecured shotgun, and other drug trafficking paraphernalia.

Preston was charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, along with several weapons offences and was remanded into custody on February 11, 2023. He will be back in Summerside Provincial Court on March 8, to answer to these charges.

This investigation is ongoing.

The Prince District JFO drug unit is comprised of members of the Prince District RCMP, Summerside Police Services, and Kensington Police Services.

Anyone with information about illegal drug or firearm activity is asked to contact the Prince District JFO Unit at 902-436-9300


Contact information

Gavin Moore (Cst)
Media Relations Officer / Agent des relations avec les médias
Ph./Tél: 902-218-2863

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