A man faces a charge after a drug search in Halifax.
At 12:51 p.m. on July 25, officers assigned to the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division executed a search warrant at a residence in the 100-200 block of Old Sambro Road. Officers seized a quantity of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The man, who was in the residence at the time of the search, was arrested without incident.
The Sambro man, 50, is charged with production of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking. He was released from custody and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date.
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 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.