Two people face charges after a drug search last night in Halifax.
At 8 p.m., officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit conducted a search of a residence in the 0-100 block of Bromley Road. Officers seized a quantity of cocaine, hydromorphone, cannabis resin, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash. A conductive energy weapon (CEW) was also recovered inside the residence. A man and woman were arrested at the scene without incident.
Thirty-nine-year-old Barry James Dodge of Halifax is charged with four counts of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking and four weapons related offences. He was held overnight and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court today.
Thirty-eight-year-old Sherri Ann Arsenault of Halifax is charged with two counts of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of drugs. She was released from custody and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court on March 19.
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.