Cocaine possession charge laid against Mount Pearl man

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary arrested a 23-year-old Mount Pearl man in Corner Brook around 10 o'clock on Thursday night.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary arrested a 23-year-old Mount Pearl man in the Main Street area of Corner Brook shortly after 10 o'clock on Thursday night.

Police seized a number of items including 140 grams of what is believed to be cocaine, a Dodge Ram pickup, digital weigh scales and a cellphone.

The accused is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance.

He was held overnight in custody and is scheduled to appear in provincial court on Friday.