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Membertou pair charged with drug trafficking

May 13, 2019

A man and woman from Membertou will appear in Sydney Provincial Court today for drug trafficking after Cape Breton Regional Police searched a Maliktuk Court property in Membertou Friday night, May 10th.

Street Crime officers executed search warrants under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act on a home and garage at approximately 6:30 PM, seizing Oxycodone, Dexedrine, Cocaine, cash, a firearm and ammunition, and other related articles. A photo of items seized is attached. Two people were arrested, and later remanded to the Cape Breton Correctional Centre until their Court appearance.

Jonathan Lindsay Paul (39) and Ashley Lena Paul (37) are charged with: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Cocaine, Oxycodone and Dexedrine; Careless Use (Unsafe Storage) of a Firearm and Ammunition, and Breaching previous Court-ordered conditions. Jonathan Paul also faces charges for Possession a Firearm while Prohibited and Obstruction of Justice