A man and a woman face charges after a drug search last night in Halifax.
At 8:45 p.m., officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit executed a search at an apartment in the 0 to 100 block of Tamarack Drive. Officers seized a quantity of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and cash. The suspects, who were in the apartment at the time of the search, were arrested without incident.
Twenty-two-year-old Clayton Daniel Cromwell is charged with one count of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking and four breaches of court orders. He was held in custody and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court today. Fifty-one-year-old Elizabeth Mary Cromwell is charged with one count of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court on March 18.
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.