At 1 p.m., East patrol members responded to the Dartmouth Commons regarding drug activity believed to be taking place at that location. As a result of their investigation, patrol officers arrested a 27-year-old man without incident and seized a handgun, a quantity of marijuana and cocaine, and cash and drug paraphernalia. At approximately 10:30 p.m. on the same day, members of the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit conducted a search of a residence on Nivens Avenue in Dartmouth. A 25-year-old man and a 23-year-old man were arrested at the scene without incident. The search resulted in officers seizing three additional firearms, ammunition and a quantity of marijuana and cocaine. All three men will attend Dartmouth Provincial Court tomorrow morning to face charges of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking and firearms related offences.