A 19-year-old male student of MUN’s Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook was arrested Monday night after police seized approximately 950 grams of what is believed to be marijuana, a marijuana plant, electronic digital scales, brass knuckles, an undisclosed amount of money and other drug paraphernalia during a search.
The accused is from Nova Scotia.
The search was carried out about 7 p.m. at a Grenfell Campus-MUN Chalet.
The RNC/RCMP Joint Force Street Level Drug Team, with the assistance from members of RNC patrol services and officers from Grenfell Campus-MUN Campus Enforcement and Patrol, took part in the search.
Charges against the accused include possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance. He was released and scheduled to appear at provincial court in Corner Brook on Dec. 4.
The RNC/RCMP – Joint Force Street Level Drug Team is continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the RNC/RCMP JFO Street Drug Team at 637-4117 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.