Two men face drug charges after a search warrant was executed on October 22 in Clayton Park.
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 100 block of Lacewood Drive. Officers seized a replica handgun as well as a quantity of cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia during the search.
Two men aged 23 and 22, both of Halifax, were arrested at the scene and each face one count of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of a controlled substance. They 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.