Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Nelson Monday

A Nelson man and woman are facing drug charges after a bust this week.

On Monday, Nelson police got a call about suspicious activity in the  area of Lakeside Drive on CP Rail Property.

When they arrived the found a man and a woman and a minivan parked nearby.

A traffic stop was conducted and both parties were identified...the two people are said to be known to police.

Both parties were arrested, and a subsequent vehicle search yielded a significant amount of suspected Fentanyl and Methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $16,000.  

A significant amount of cash was also seized.

The pair have a January 8th court date.