RCMP seize 28,000 pills, believed to be methamphetamine, near Saint-Léonard

Police say a traffic stop in northwestern New Brunswick has led to the seizure of about 28,000 pills that are believed to be methamphetamine.

The RCMP say officers stopped an eastbound vehicle on the Trans-Canada Highway near Saint-Léonard around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday.

They say a search of the vehicle led to the discovery of the pills, which police describe as a "significant seizure."

Investigators say the driver, a 47-year-old Moncton man, was arrested at the scene and released on conditions pending a future court appearance.

Police say their investigation is continuing.