Summerside, Prince Edward Island – On Friday, February 5th, the Prince District Joint Force Operations (JFO) Unit which is comprised of RCMP, Summerside, and Kensington Police officers, arrested a man in Summerside during a targeted traffic stop and seized 15 – 30mg hydromorphone capsules. A short time later, Prince JFO arrested a second man during a targeted traffic stop in Cornwall and seized 708 – 8mg hydromorphone tablets, 75 hydromorphone 30mg capsules, a small amount of methamphetamine, cannabis oil, and $2,600 in cash. While determining a street value for any drug can vary for many reasons, the value of the hydromorphone seized is estimated to worth over $45,000.
The PEI RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime section assisted Prince District JFO with this investigation.
A 43 year old man and a 53 year old man will be compelled to court on a later date for drug trafficking charges.
The investigation into this matter is still ongoing.
If anyone has any information regarding drug trafficking or firearms offences please contact the Prince District JFO Drug unit at 902-436-9300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477.
Prince District RCMP
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