The RNC Drug Investigation Unit has charged a man in connection with an ongoing investigation at a downtown residence in St. John’s.

Sherlock Patey, 57, has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and related firearms offences after, the drug unit executed a warrant on pleasant street on Friday.

Cocaine, marijuana, a sawed off shotgun, other weapons and approximately $8,000 worth of prescription pills and cash were seized. More charges are anticipated to be laid.

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