Pair arrested in drug bust

Published on January 27, 2014

SUMMERSIDE – A small quantity of drugs was seized Friday after a search warrant was executed at a home on Granville Street.

A 44-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman were arrested at the scene while members of the Prince District JFO Drug Unit, CISPEI, Summerside Police Services and East Prince RCMP seized a small quantity of prescription drugs, marihuana and trafficking paraphernalia.

The man was released and will be summoned at a later date, while the woman, Joanne Leslie Doucette, was held in custody and charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking marihuana, possession of hydromorphone and possession of cannabis resin. 

Doucette will appear in Summerside provincial court today for a show cause hearing.

The Prince District JFO Drug Unit is responsible for conducting drug investigations within the Prince District and Summerside City areas and is comprised of officers from the East and West Prince RCMP detachments and Summerside Police Service.