Three people face drug charges after a search warrant was executed on November 7 in Halifax.
Shortly after 10 p.m., investigators assigned to the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search of a residence in the 1500 block of Robie Street. Officers seized a quantity of cocaine, marijuana, LSD, Psilocybin, MDMA, money and drug paraphernalia during the search.
A 25-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman, both of Halifax, each face one count of drug trafficking , three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and three counts of possession of a controlled substance. They will appear in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date. A second man, 22-year-old John Emmerson Ward of Halifax, was remanded into custody and appeared in Halifax Provincial Court on Monday to face charges of drug trafficking, three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of, three counts of possession of a controlled substance, breach of recognizance as well as resisting arrest.
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.