At approximately 5 p.m. on August 4, investigators assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit with the assistance of members of the Quick Response Unit arrested two men and a woman in the area of Evans Ave and Ford St in Halifax. Subsequent to the arrests, these teams executed a Controlled Drug and Substances Act search warrant in the 0-100 block of Evans Ave in Halifax. This search resulted in ...the seizure of a quantity of cocaine, marihuana, prescription drugs, cash and other drug paraphernalia. A 32 year old man from Halifax, a 25 year old man from Halifax and a 23 year old woman from Halifax will all appear in Halifax Provincial Court on Friday August 5, each charged with 3 counts of trafficking in narcotic contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.
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 490-5130. 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.