(9:50 a.m.)A man and a woman face charges after a drug search yesterday in Dartmouth.
At 7:10 p.m., officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 200 block of Portland Street. Officers seized a quantity of marijuana, illegal cigarettes, cash and drug paraphernalia.
A 40-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman, both from Dartmouth, were arrested at the scene. They each face a charge of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking. They were released from custody and will appear in Dartmouth 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.