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Two people arrested in Summerside on weapons and drug charges

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A 32-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man have been arrested and charged as a result of a joint Prince District Joint Forces Operation Unit investigation.

Officers from the unit, which is made up of members of the Kensington Police, Summerside Police and RCMP, recovered a firearm from a vehicle parked at 802 Water Street in Summerside. The man and woman were arrested there.

Police, with a search warrant, searched a related residence later that day. They found methamphetamine, prescription medication, cannabis, illegal drug paraphernalia, contraband cigarettes and cash.

The two people charged will appear in provincial court in Summerside at a later date.

Police are still investigating this case and anyone with information related to it are asked to contact RCMP at 902-436-9300. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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