Drug bust on northeast Avalon
Police made what they're calling a significant drug bust in Holyrood on Thursday.
The RCMP arrested two men — Billy Hefford, 31, and Jamie Reardon, 29 — near Furey's store around 2:30 p.m.
Police seized the vehicle the men were using as well as an undisclosed amount of marijuana, a 12–gauge shotgun, two kilograms of pills and some cash.
The two men were charged on Friday with having ecstasy and marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.
They also faced a charge of storing a storing a firearm and ammunition in a careless manner, and having no licence for a weapon — a Mossberg Maverick 88 shotgun.