A man, a woman and a male youth face charges after a drug search yesterday in Halifax.
Yesterday afternoon, officers assigned to the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division executed a search warrant at a residence in the 0-100 block of Lavender Walk. Officers seized a quantity of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and cash. The suspects were arrested at the scene without incident.
Twenty-year-old Quintin Joseph Thomas and a 17-year-old male youth are each charged with possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking. They were held in custody and will appear in court today. Thirty-eight-year-old Tammy Marie Day is also charged with possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking. She 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.