A quantity of currency and illegal drugs were found at the Clare Hall home of a former police officer, resulting in his son being arrested and taken into custody on Tuesday, September 13.
Reports are that officers from the Criminal Investigations Department; Special Service Unit; K9 Unit; Defence Force; and the Customs and Immigration Departments executed a search warrant at about 2:45 p.m. while the young man was at his parents’ home.
During the operation they found a quantity of plant material resembling the controlled drug cannabis.
Additionally, sums of Eastern Caribbean, United States and European currencies, as well as pounds Sterling, were discovered.
Further reports say the lawmen also found and seized a quantity of green pills resembling the controlled drug ecstasy; two digital scales; and a number of small empty Ziploc bags.
The man was taken to the St. John’s Police Station, where he is expected to be charged for the offences.