Eskasoni man arrested after traffic stop in Cape Breton

An Eskasoni man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop in Cape Breton.

The RCMP say they stopped a vehicle on Shore Road in Eskasoni on Tuesday afternoon.

Police say they arrested a 34-year-old man and seized 21 Oxycodone pills.

The man was released from custody and is due in court next month to face a charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Mounties say their investigation is ongoing.