Two men, a woman and a female youth face charges after a drug search in Dartmouth.
On July 21, 2015 at approximately 5 p.m., officers in the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, along with officers in the East Quick Response Unit, executed a search warrant at an address in the 0-100 block of Marilyn Drive. Officers seized a quantity of cocaine, marijuana, and prescription medication and arrested two men, a woman and a female youth at the scene without incident.
Twenty-year-old Jordon Melissa O’Toole of Dartmouth is facing one count of possession of drugs, 21-year-old Justin Jurrell Gray of Dartmouth is facing three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of drugs and 23-year-old Leslie Burton Gray of Dartmouth is facing one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking. They were held in custody and appeared in Dartmouth Provincial Court yesterday.
A 17-year-old female youth from Halifax is facing one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of drugs. She was held in custody and appeared in Halifax Provincial Youth Court yesterday.
Drug activity often involves violence that puts innocent citizens at risk and is detrimental to the overall safety of our communities. The Quick Response Unit is an important part of the Halifax Regional Police crime reduction strategy, with a separate unit for each of our three divisions. The members in these units usually work in a plain clothes capacity and address crime and quality-of-life issues. Citizens are encouraged to report drug activity to police by calling 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.