Cocaine, painkillers and marijuana seized in Indian Brook drug bust

Five people have been arrested following an eight-month drug trafficking investigation in Indian Brook.

Police conducted a search in the community Wednesday, seizing cocaine, hydromorphone and marijuana.

The following people were arrested and charged:

William Stephen, 27, of Indian Brook has been charged with:
Three counts of trafficking of a Controlled Substance (hydromorphone) 
Two counts of trafficking of a Controlled Substance (marijuana)
Five counts of breach of undertaking

Michael Lee Thiebaux, 55, of Indian Brook has been charged with:
Two counts of trafficking of a Controlled Substance (hydromorphone)

Lois Brooks, 57, of Indian Brook has been charged with:
Three counts of trafficking of a Controlled Substance (hydromorphone)
One count of possession (hydromorphone)

Stephen Henry Peter-Paul, 31, of Indian Brook has been charged with:
Three counts of trafficking of a Controlled Substance (cocaine)
One count of possession for the purpose of trafficking
One count of obstruction

Easton Marshal Paul, 22, of Indian Brook has been charged with:
Two counts of trafficking of a Controlled Substance (cocaine)
One count of possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine)
One count of obstruction x 1

Joe Young, Acting Sergeant at the Indian Brook RCMP detachment, says prescription pills and drugs continue to be an issue in the community and that is why they began the investigation last November.

Young says the impact of Wednesday's arrests will most definitely be felt in the community.

The investigation is ongoing.