Shortly after 1 a.m., officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 0-100 block of Camelot Lane. Officers seized a quantity of marijuana, cocaine and drug paraphernalia. Two men were arrested at the scene without incident.
A 79-year-old man and a 52-year-old man, both from Halifax, are each charged with one count of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking. They were 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 HRP/RCMP 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 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.