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RCMP seize cocaine, $335,000 in cash after Newfoudland drug bust

Police in Newfoundland say two males have been arrested after a six-month investigation into cocaine trafficking, money laundering and firearms possession.

The RCMP says they used search warrants at two residences and seized cocaine, $335,000 in cash and a loaded 9-mm loaded handgun from a vehicle.

One person arrested is from St. John's and the other from Portugal Cove-St. Philips.

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The Mounties say they are facing charges of conspiracy to traffic in cocaine, possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, uttering threats and intimidation of a police officer.

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