Information received from the public has led the arrest of a man in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge after police searched and seized drugs at a residence on Route 148. 

The search was carried out by the Sûreté du Québec on June 7. A 51-year-old man was arrested and was to appear at the Saint-Jérôme courthouse. The suspect faced charges of possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking, firearms offences, driving while prohibited, and tax and tobacco law offences. 

The police seized:  

  • More than 35 grams of cocaine 
  • More than 330 grams of crack 
  • Over 960 prescription medication tablets 
  • More than 525 methamphetamine pills 
  • Equipment intended for drug trafficking 
  • More than $3,570 in Canadian currency 
  • Two firearms and ammunition 
  • Two prohibited weapons