A 17-year-old male has been charged after police seized about 80 grams of marijuana Monday afternoon.
DEER LAKE A 17-year-old male is in police custody after he was arrested near Elwood High School with roughly 80 grams of marijuana after school Monday.
The RNC/RCMP Joint Force Street Level Drug Team had received information that drug dealing was happening near the high school in Deer Lake and conducted a search of a vehicle in the area at around 3:25 p.m.
In addition to the pot, police seized digital scales and other drug paraphernalia during the search.
The teenager was held overnight and is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Corner Brook today on charges of possessing marijuana for the purposes of trafficking and a breach of a recognizance under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.