The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in Labrador City has arrested and charged a 35-year-old Labrador City man with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.
Police say he was arrested without incident Tuesday afternoon. Police executed a search warrant on a vehicle in the town around 12:15 a.m. Monday. The man was released to appear in court at a later date.
The RNC said about 5.7 kilograms of what appears to be marijuana was seized from the vehicle.
Anyone with information in relation to drug crimes can call the RNC at 944-7602 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). People can also provide information anonymously on the N.L. Crime Stoppers Website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.
This story has been edited to correct information previously provided by police.