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Baddeck RCMP net significant drug seizure, Baddeck, N.S.

Baddeck RCMP seized cocaine and marijuana during a traffic stop yesterday.

On February 18th, 2015, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Baddeck RCMP stopped a pick-up truck heading east on Highway 105 after suspecting the driver may be impaired.

During the stop, the officer made observations which led to a drug investigation.

The lone occupant, a 29-year-old male from Lower Sackville, was arrested for drug trafficking. Approximately a kilogram of cocaine and 12 pounds marijuana were seized from the vehicle along with some cash. The investigation determined the driver was not impaired.

The man was held in custody and is appearing in Sydney Provincial court later today. He is charged with Possession of Cocaine for the Purposes of Trafficking and Possession of Marijuana for the Purposes of Trafficking. The investigation is continuing.

If the public has any information on drug trafficking or information on other crimes, please contact any RCMP Detachment, local police or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by a Secure Web Tips at www.crimesstoppers.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.

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Source: Release

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