A man faces weapons and drug charges after officers executed a search warrant earlier today in Dartmouth.
At 8:30 a.m., officers assigned to the Quick Response Unit arrested a 23-year-old man for weapons-related offences on Barrington Street in Halifax as part of an on-going investigation. Subsequent to the arrest a search warrant was executed in the 0-100 block of Joseph Young Street in Dartmouth. Officers seized a loaded firearm, a crossbow, a quantity of powdered cocaine and a quantity of marihuana plants.
A 23-year-old Dartmouth man faces seven weapons-related charges as well as one count of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking, one count of production of a substance, one count of possession of stolen property and three counts of breaching a prohibition order. He is being held in custody to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on Monday.