Mermaid, Prince Edward Island – On Friday, March 5th, 2021, Stratford RCMP with the assistance from Queens District RCMP officers, the RCMP’s Police Dog Service, the RCMP’s Major Crime Unit, the RCMP’s Tech Crime Unit, Criminal Intelligence Services PEI and Charlottetown City Police Service, executed a search warrant relating to drug trafficking at a property in Mermaid, PEI.
As a result of the search, police seized thousands of methamphetamine tablets and hydromorphone pills, LSD (acid), a significant amount of cannabis and cannabis edibles, approximately 500,000 illegal cigarettes, over 50 boxes of fireworks, two replica firearms and approximately $15,000 in cash.
Scott Frederick Gallant of Mermaid was arrested at the scene and was remanded into custody. He will appear in court on March 8th to answer to a host of charges relating to the items noted above.
The investigation into this matter is still on going.
Police encourage anyone with information regarding drug trafficking of firearm and/or illegal cigarette offences to contact Queens District RCMP at 902-368-9300 or Crimestoppers (1-888-222-8477).
Queens District RCMP
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