On March 5, 2013, officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit conducted four separate searches in residences in the 0-100 block of Connors Lane, 5200 block of Richmond Street, 2100 block of Harvard Street and 3400 block of Barrington Street. Officers seized a quantity of crack cocaine, marijuana, cannabis resin, drug paraphernalia and cash during the searches. Two men were arrested without incident.
A thirty-seven-year-old man and a thirty-five-year-old man, both of Halifax, are each charged with two counts of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of drugs. Both men were released from custody and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court on April 16.
Drug activity often involves violence that puts innocent citizens at risk and is detrimental to the overall safety of our communities. The HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit investigates complaints and targets people involved in the purchase and sale of drugs. Citizens are encouraged to report drug activity to police at 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.