Sunny Corner woman charged with drug trafficking

The Northeast District RCMP say a woman from Sunny Corner has been arrested and charged after police seized methamphetamine and prescription pills from a residence in Sunny Corner.

Officers executed a search warrant at the residence on River Road on Tuesday as part of a drug investigation.

RCMP say 37-year-old Amber Leigh Mutch has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession for the purpose of trafficking in hydromorphone.

Police say she appeared in Miramichi Provincial Court on Thursday for a bail hearing and was remanded into custody.

She is due back in court to enter a plea on March 19.