RCMP Seize Large Quantity of Cocaine


RCMP have seized 3.5 kilograms of cocaine in the Dover/Hare Bay area. It is estimated that the cocaine has a minimum street value of $1.4 million.


Project Bootstrap, an investigation by RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime and Gander RCMP Detachment, assisted by Police Dog Services, conducted a traffic stop in the area of Dover/Hare Bay on a truck with Ontario license plates back on September 21st.


A search revealed 3.5 kilograms of cocaine hidden in the vehicle. Following the traffic stop, a search of a residence in the area resulted in the seizure of approximately $100,000 in cash.


This investigation is continuing.


Multiple arrests and charges are expected.

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