A man and a woman face charges after a drug search in Dartmouth on August 25.
At 9:35 a.m. officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 111 near Exit 4 and arrested the male driver for possession of a controlled substance.
At 10:50 a.m., officers in the Guns and Gangs Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 0-100 block of Mount Edward Road. Officers seized a quantity of marijuana, cash, and drug paraphernalia. A woman was arrested at the scene without incident.
Twenty-four-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman, both of Dartmouth, each face one count of possession of marihuana of for the purpose of trafficking. Both were released and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date.
Drug activity often involves violence that puts innocent citizens at risk and is detrimental to the overall safety of our communities. 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.