Trials ordered for husband and wife facing drug trafficking charges

Trials have been ordered for a husband and wife duo charged with drug trafficking offences.

Richard Drapeau and Melissa Arseneault were allegedly in possession of 60 grams of cocaine and nearly 200 tablets of methamphetamine and hydromorphone when they were arrested on Highway 11 in Bathurst back in May of 2015.

Drapeau pleaded not guilty to the charges and will stand trial in Bathurst at the end of August while Arseneault will stand trial in May.


(with files from CKLE)