B.C. man arrested in St. John’s drug bust

Published on August 19, 2014

A man from British Columbia is facing multiple drug-related charges after police seized weed and hashish on Duckworth Street in St. John’s.

Callahan Scheffer, 27, was arrested and charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and trafficking of a controlled substance. Officers with Newfoundland and Labrador’s Combined Special Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant last Friday in downtown St. John’s and seized 42 pounds of marijuana and one kilogram of hashish.

According to police, the accused has already appeared in court and was released subject to a number of conditions. The investigation into Scheffer remains active.