A man faces charges after a drug search last night in Halifax.
At 10:35 p.m., investigators assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit conducted a search of a residence in the 100 block of Coronation Avenue. A 26-year-old man was arrested without incident and officers seized a quantity of cocaine, steroids, cash, and drug paraphernalia. The man is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court on September 18, 2012 to face two charges of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking.
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 490-5130. 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.