A man faces charges after two drug searches yesterday in Halifax.
At approximately 10 a.m., officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit, assisted by officers from the Central Quick Response Unit, conducted a search of a residence in the 6200 block of North Street. One man was arrested without incident at the scene and the subsequent search resulted in officers seizing marijuana, cash and drug paraphernalia. A subsequent search in a storage unit in Bayer’s Lake Industrial Park resulted in officers seizing a quantity of marijuana.
A 53-year-old Halifax man is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court on November 27 to face 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 by calling 490-5016. 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.