(12:15 p.m.)A man faces charges after a drug search yesterday in Dartmouth.
At 9 p.m., officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 100 block of Slayter Street. Officers seized a quantity of hydromorphone, crack-cocaine, marijuana, cash and a prohibited switchblade knife.
A 40-year-old Dartmouth man was arrested at the scene. He faces three counts of possession of drugs and one count of possession of a prohibited weapon. He was released from custody and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on August 13.
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.