Nfld. & Labrador

Meth bust in Heart's Delight

RCMP said Friday that an eastern Newfoundland man was arrested after a search that turned up hundreds of pills, marijuana and cash.

RCMP said Friday that an eastern Newfoundland man was arrested after a search that turned up hundreds of pills, marijuana and cash.

Police said a man, 59, was arrested at a home in Heart's Delight as police seized 650 methamphetamine pills.

RCMP said officers also seized about 100 pills of Percocet, the prescription painkiller, as well as what the force called "a small quantity" of marijuana. Officers also seized about $2,000 in cash.

The suspect was released from custody. "Police anticipate several charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act are forthcoming," the force said in a statement.