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Police seize drugs, weapons during targeted traffic stop in Summerside

An Alberton man was sent to jail for trafficking cocaine.
The Prince District Joint Force Operations (JFO) Unit seized cocaine, among other items, during a targeted traffic stop in Summerside on Friday, May 29, 2020. - 123RF Stock Photo
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. —

A 28-year-old P.E.I. man faces drug trafficking and impaired driving charges after being stopped by police on Friday.

The Prince District Joint Force Operations (JFO) Unit - comprised of RCMP, Summerside and Kensington police officers - conducted the targeted vehicle stop Friday, May 29 in Summerside.

As a result, police seized cocaine, methamphetamine, hydromorphone and knives.

The man was arrested for drug offences and impaired driving.

He will be in court on a later date to face drug trafficking and impaired driving charges.

The Summerside Major Crime Unit and Summerside patrol assisted Prince District JFO with this investigation.

Anyone with information regarding drug traffickers are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or the Prince District JFO Drug Unit at 902-436-9300.

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