On April 4, at 9:15 p.m., Halifax Regional Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Bloomfield Street and Gottingen Street in Halifax after observing a Motor Vehicle Act violation. Subsequent to that traffic stop a large quantity of drugs were seized. A 29-year-old man and a 30-year-old man, both of Halifax, were arrested and charged with three counts of Trafficking in Substance contrary to S. 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Both were released on a Promise to Appear with an Undertaking to appear in Halifax Provincial Court on May 26, 2015.
Drug activity often involves violence that puts innocent citizens at risk and is detrimental to the overall safety of our communities. The Drug Unit investigates complaints and targets people involved in the purchase and sale of illicit drugs. Citizens are encouraged to report drug activity to police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.