Three men face drug charges after a search warrant was executed yesterday in Halifax.
At 10:55 p.m., officers assigned to the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of an apartment in the 100 block of Evans Avenue. Officers seized a quantity of marijuana, cannabis resin, drug paraphernalia and cash during the search. Three men were arrested at the scene without incident.
Forty-nine-year-old Nelson Drummond of Halifax faces two counts of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking and three breaches of a previously imposed court order. He was held in custody overnight and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court today. A 21-year-old man and a 19-year-old man, both of Halifax, each face two counts of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking 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 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.