A man and a woman face charges after a drug search last night in Dartmouth.
Shortly before midnight, officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Robert Drive. Officers seized a quantity of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and cash. The suspects, who were in the residence at the time of the search, were arrested without incident.
A 35-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman are charged with one count each of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking. They were released from custody and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on March 19.
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.