A man face charges after a drug search in Halifax yesterday.
At approximately 7 p.m., officers in the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division and the West Quick Response Unit executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 0-100 block of Dawn Street. Officers seized a quantity of cocaine, marijuana, cannabis resin and drug paraphernalia, and arrested a man at the scene without incident
Fifty-one-year-old Terry Marshall Clayton of Halifax was held in custody overnight. He will appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face one count of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking and two counts of possession of drugs.
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.