February 12, 2016 7:42 pm

Pair face charges after RCMP find 100 lbs. of marijuana in vehicle near Moncton

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Two people from Nova Scotia have been charged after RCMP seized a large amount of drugs during a traffic stop Thursday on the Trans-Canada Highway in Moncton.

Police found what they believe to be 100 pounds of marijuana and 17 pounds of hashish in a vehicle that was travelling eastbound near the exit for Highway 15.

Dale Fetinko, 51, and Stephanie Fetinko, 49, from Lawrencetown face charges for drug possession and trafficking.

The two suspects have been remanded into custody and will appear in court on Feb. 15 for a bail hearing.

RCMP say the investigation is ongoing.

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