Drugs, cash grabbed in Errington bust

Cumberland man charged with two offences

Oceanside RCMP confiscated drugs and cash in an arrest of a Cumberland man in Errington Tuesday, May 16. — Photo submitted by RCMP

A ‘significant quantity’ of drugs and cash was confiscated by Oceanside RCMP during the arrest of a prolific offender in Errington Tuesday, May 16, police reported.

While on patrol in Errington, Oceanside RCMP officers located a man who was well known to them. The man was arrested on a drug-related offence and found to be in possession of large sum of cash and a significant quantity of a powder substance suspected to be an illicit drug.

The man, Kyle Andrew Thomsen of Cumberland, was bound by court-ordered conditions stipulating that he was not to be in possession of drugs, RCMP said.

On May 17, Thomsen attended court and was remanded in custody on two proposed charges, possession of a controlled substance and failure to comply with a recognizance. Thomsen makes his next court appearance on May 23.

— NEWS Staff and RCMP news release