Three people face charges in relation to two separate drug searches conducted yesterday.
At 9 p.m., officers assigned to the Integrated Drug Unit of the Criminal Investigation Division executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 500 block of Herring Cove Road in Halifax. Officers seized a quantity of marijuana, prescription medication, drug paraphernalia and cash. Thirty-year-old Ryan Anthony Boudreau was arrested at the scene and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, one count of possession of a controlled substance and one count of breaching a previously imposed court order.
At 11:30 p.m., officers assigned to the Halifax Regional Police Quick Response Unit executed another search warrant at an apartment in the 0-100 block of Portland Street in Dartmouth. They seized a quantity of crack cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash. A man and a woman were arrested at the scene without incident. Fifty-three-year-old Larry Lynn Borden is facing a charge of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and a charge of breaching a previously imposed court order. Forty-four-year-old Nancy Francine Chambers is facing a charge of possession of a controlled substance and a charge of breaching her probation. They were both held overnight and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court today.
Drug activity often involves violence that puts innocent citizens at risk and is detrimental to the overall safety of our communities. The Integrated Drug Unit investigates complaints and targets people involved in the purchase and sale of 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.