HALIFAX -- A pair of Prince Edward Island residents face drug trafficking charges after police searched their vehicle while it was stuck in a snowbank in Souris, P.E.I.

RCMP say in the mid-morning hours of Jan. 15, officers responded to a report of a vehicle stuck in a snow bank on Church Avenue in Souris.

Upon arrival, police located two adults, both of whom have probation conditions not to have contact with the other.

Both were arrested at the scene. While arresting the pair, police located a large quantity of pills, believed to be methamphetamine.

The two adults are facing charges of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and breach of probation.