Three people face charges in relation to two separate drug searches conducted on August 22 by officers assigned to the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.
At 6 p.m., officers executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 0-100 block of Primrose Street in Dartmouth. Officers seized a quantity of hydromorphone, drug paraphernalia and cash. A 51-year-old man was arrested at the scene without incident. He was later released and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on October 1 to face a charge of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.
At 8 p.m., officers executed another search warrant at an apartment in the 0-100 block of Churchill Court in Dartmouth. Officers seized a quantity of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and cash. Two men were arrested at the scene without incident. Twenty-three-year-old Anthony Fraser and a 56-year-old man are each facing a charge of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court today and on September 24 respectively.
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.