KENSINGTON — Members of the Prince District JFO Drug Unit stopped a vehicle Wednesday in Kensington and arrested a 31-year-old Summerside man for possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
During the course of the investigation, police seized 10 grams of cocaine and a cellphone.
Thane Douglas Simmons was brought before a justice of the peace and released and will appear next in Summerside provincial court on March 14.
The Prince District JFO Drug Unit is comprised of officers from the Summerside Police Service and the East and West Prince RCMP detachments.
Price tag switch at Canadian Tire
Meanwhile, a 20-year-old Summerside man and a 19-year-old Georgetown, Ont., man face fraud charges following an alleged incident at a Summerside store on Wednesday.
Summerside police laid those charges.
It is alleged that the two men entered Canadian Tire and tried to purchase merchandise after they had changed price tags on the items.
The price on one item was allegedly changed from $150 to $17.93 and on a second item from $69 to $9.93.
The two men, whom police did not name, were released and will appear in Summerside provincial court at a later date.