CORNER BROOK A Mount Pearl man was charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking in Corner Brook Thursday night.
The 23-year-old man was arrested after the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary/Royal Canadian Mounted Police joint force street level drug team, with assistance from RNC patrol services, conducted a search on the man in the Main Street area of the city at 10:10 p.m. The search was conducted under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Police seized approximately 141 grams of what is believed to be cocaine, digital weigh scales, a cellphone and a 2010 Dodge Ram pickup truck.
The man is being held in custody for a court appearance in provincial court today.