FORT ST. JOHN -- A traffic stop in Fort St. John this weekend could lead to drug trafficking and impaired driving charges.

On Sunday, a brown Infiniti QX4 SUV driving south on 100th Street was pulled over by the BC Highway Patrol in Fort St. John.

Police say they noticed signs of impairment by drug on the 49 year old driver from Fort St. John.

The driver told police that he had consumed cocaine the night before. The driver was arrested for Impaired Operation of a Conveyance and taken to the Fort St. John hospital for a blood sample.

Police also conducted a search of the SUV and located over 30 grams of suspected cocaine and methamphetamine in the vehicle.

The driver was served a driving prohibition and released. The investigation will be forwarded to Crown Counsel for a charge review. The driver could face charges of drug trafficking and impaired driving.

The BC Highway Patrol would like to encourage members of the public to immediately call police should they observe vehicles they suspect may be involved in drug trafficking.