Members of the Annapolis District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit with assistance of Annapolis Royal Police Service arrested an Annapolis Royal man after searching his residence. The suspect is facing drug and firearms charges.
On Monday , March 30th, police searched an Annapolis Royal residence and seized a quantity of crack cocaine, marijuana, prohibited and restricted firearms, a significant amount of ammunition and other weapons including throwing knives and a crossbow.
A 22-year-old Annapolis Royal male was arrested the next day outside his home without incident. At the time of his arrest, he was found to be in possession of cocaine and a quantity of cash.
He has been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition and Possession of Weapon For Dangerous Purpose. The man was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Annapolis Royal Provincial Court on July 6th, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
If the public has any information on this incident or any criminal activity occurring in the community, please contact the Annapolis District RCMP, local police, Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by a Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award from $50 – $2000.