Drugs, illegal tobacco seized in Caraquet

RCMP say a 45-year-old man from Caraquet was arrested after a seizure of illegal drugs and tobacco.

Police executed a search warrant at a home on Route 145 in Caraquet around 7 p.m. Wednesday.

RCMP say officers discovered several cartons of contraband cigarettes, a substance believed to be cocaine, and items related to drug trafficking.

The man has since been released from custody.