Machete seized in cocaine bust
Posted: Sep 4, 2012 3:41 PM NT
Last Updated: Sep 4, 2012 5:21 PM NT
A driver pulled over by RCMP in North West River on Saturday was carrying more than 22 grams of cocaine and an unusual weapon — a machete.
The 48-year-old man from Happy Valley-Goose Bay is now facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking, as well as resisting arrest.
Police also said they found drug paraphenalia and $1,650 in cash when they searched the suspect and his car.
He's scheduled to appear in court in Labrador on Nov. 13.
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