Two arrested after drug bust in Tilton

Melissa Jenkins
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A drug-related incident in the community of Tilton in Spaniard’s Bay has led to the arrest of a 24-year old male and 22-year-old female.

 

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Trinity Conception RCMP confirmed Feb. 6, the two accused were arrested on Feb. 5 with the assistance of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Police Dog Services after a search warrant as executed for a residence in the town.

During the search, police found 130 grams of cocaine, 54 g of cannabis, 43 Oxycodone pills and over $40,000 in recreational vehicles, which will be seized as part of the Proceeds of Crime.

The male is facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking, while the female was held on an outstanding warrant of arrest, failure to appear from the RNC.

Both appeared in court Feb. 6 to answer to the charges.

RCMP and the RNC ask anyone who is suspicious of drug activity taking place in their community to contact any local police detachment.

Organizations: Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Police Dog Services, RCMP

Geographic location: Tilton

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