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Man Charged with Firearms, Drugs and Cash Offences


RCMP have arrested 45-year-old Terry Parsons of Happy Valley-Goose Bay with drug-related offences.


A number of items were seized by police.


On Thursday afternoon, as part of the investigation, police conducted a traffic stop on Route 500 near Gull Island. Parsons was arrested for drug-trafficking and was transported to the detachment.


RCMP officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Cartwright Road. The search of the vehicle and the residence resulted in the location and seizure of a large quantity of cocaine, cash, vehicles, firearms, ammunition and drug paraphernalia, consistent with drug trafficking.


The accused was held in custody, appeared in court on November 20, 2020, and was released on a number of conditions. He is charged with the following criminal offences:

  • Trafficking cocaine

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine

  • Two counts of unsafe storage of a firearm

  • Four counts of possession of a weapon while prohibited

The investigation is continuing.


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