(12:15 p.m.)Three women face charges after a drug search in Halifax.
On August 30, at 10 p.m., officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit executed a search warrant at an apartment on Dawn Street. Officers seized a quantity of crack-cocaine, ecstasy, cash and drug paraphernalia.
Fifty-year-old Terry Marshall Clayton, 30-year-old Paulette Doyle and 23-year-old Krista Andrews, all of Halifax, were arrested at the scene without incident. They each face one count of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of drugs. They were held in custody over the weekend and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court today.
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.