Clarenville RCMP investigates drug trafficking and arrests four individuals following search of two homes

November 24, 2021
Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

Four people were arrested for drug-related offences by RCMP in Clarenville on November 23, 2021, following the search of two residences, one in Clarenville and the other in Shoal Harbour.

As part of an ongoing drug-trafficking investigation, search warrants for both properties were obtained and executed on Tuesday. RCMP officers from Clarenville Detachment, the General Investigation Section and Police Dog Services were engaged in the investigation and the searches. Drugs, including cocaine, crack cocaine, ecstasy, and various opioids, were located and seized.

The four individuals were released from custody and are set to attend court at later dates to answer to various charges including possession of a controlled substance, possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance and production of a controlled substance.

Clareville RCMP is continuing to investigate drug trafficking in the area and thanks the public for its continued support.

Many illegal drugs get cut with different substances by drug traffickers, including fentanyl. Plan and prepare for opioid overdose by carrying a Naloxone kit. Please call 811 to find your nearest location for a free naloxone kit or visit

RCMP NL continues to fulfill its mandate to protect public safety, enforce the law, and ensure the delivery of priority policing services in Newfoundland and Labrador.


Contact information

Corporal Jolene Garland
Media Relations Officer

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