(11:10 a.m.)A man is facing drug trafficking charges after a traffic stop last night in Dartmouth.
Shortly before 1 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Woodland Avenue and Micmac Boulevard. The driver was arrested at the scene and a search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of marijuana.
Twenty-four-year-old Nevin John Lund of Ottawa is charged with possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking. He was held in custody and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court today.
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 at 490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at http://www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.