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Mount Pearl man arrested at airport after weed, hash found in luggage

The CFSEU-NL arrested a Mount Pearl Saturday after they reportedly found a large quantity of marijuana, along with some hash, in his luggage.
The CFSEU-NL arrested a Mount Pearl Saturday after they reportedly found a large quantity of marijuana, along with some hash, in his luggage. - CFSEU-NL photo

Drug charges pending

St. John’s, N.L. — A Mount Pearl man was detained by police Saturday after officers reportedly found with 62 pounds of marijuana and one kilogram of hash in his luggage.

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of Newfoundland and Labrador arrested the 33-year-old Saturday when he arrived from an inbound flight at St. John’s International Airport.

The man was released from custody and hasn’t been charged yet with possessing drugs for the purpose of trafficking, as officers continue to investigate.

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