JUDIQUE NORTH: RCMP arrested and charged two people after Oxycodone was recently found in a vehicle.

Just after 4 p.m. yesterday, a traffic stop on Highway 19 in Judique North, resulted in the seizure of Oxycodone. The driver of the vehicle, a 48-year-old man from Ontario, and the passenger, a 76-year-old man from Inverness, were both arrested and are facing charges of possession of Oxycodone for the purpose of trafficking.

Both men were released from custody and will appear in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court on September 25 at 9:30 a.m.

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Inverness District RCMP would like to encourage the public to report suspicious activity by calling the RCMP at 1-800-803-RCMP (7267). Those who wish to remain anonymous can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 plus a message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by secure Web tips at: www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.

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A St. FX graduate and native of Arichat, Jake Boudrot has been the editor of The Reporter since 2001. He currently lives on Isle Madame.