A two month investigation by Charlottetown Police Services Street Crime Unit resulted in the seizure of a significant quantity of illicit cannabis products, two replica firearms and cash. The investigation consisted of undercover purchases over a 6 week period that involved Police placing orders from an illicit online website and ended with a coordinated operation that resulted in two suspect arrested during an undercover purchase in Charlottetown and a simultaneous search conducted at a residence in West Covehead. A large portion of the deliveries made by the suspects were in Charlottetown City limits.
Police seized over $30,000 dollars worth of edible cannabis products (gummies, cake squares, cookies), cannabis buds, cannabis shatter, illegal cigarettes and cash.
Two males, 24 and 47 years old and a 57 year old female, all from West Covehead, have been charged under the Cannabis Act sections 9(1)(a)(iv) distribution of illicit cannabis and 9(2) possess cannabis for the purpose of distribution.
All charged parties have been released from custody with conditions and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.