At approximately 2:30 a.m., officers in the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, along with the Halifax Regional Police Emergency Response Team (ERT), executed a search warrant at an address in the 700 block of Herring Cove Road. Officers seized a quantity of cocaine, marihuana and drug paraphernalia. A man, a woman, a male youth and a female youth were arrested at the scene without incident.
Terrance Cyril Marriott, 66, Darlene Denise Richards, 43, a 17 year-old-male youth and 17 year-old-female youth each face charges of two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking. They were all held for custody overnight and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court and Halifax Provincial Youth Court, respectively.
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.