A man and a woman face drug charges after a search warrant was executed yesterday in Halifax.
At 11 p.m., officers assigned to the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of an apartment in the 1200 block of South Park Street. Officers seized a quantity of psilocybin, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash during the search.
A 23-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman, both of Halifax, were arrested at the scene and each face two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. They were released from custody 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.