Cocaine, cash, crossbow among items seized at home

RCMP release:

Annapolis District RCMP has charged three people with drug and firearms offences after a search warrant was executed at a home in Round Hill.

On November 17, 2023, Annapolis District RCMP, with assistance from the Annapolis District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit, the H Division Synthetic Drugs Unit and the Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, executed a search warrant at a home on Hwy. 201 in Round Hill. During the search, police located and seized cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, benzodiazepine, hydromorphone, cash, a shotgun, a rifle, a cross bow and ammunition.

Just prior to the search warrant being executed, a traffic stop was completed on a vehicle on Hwy. 201 in Round Hill, in relation to this investigation. Police located a 54-year-old man, a 48-year-old man, and a 33-year-old woman in the vehicle. All three were safely arrested.

Jason Randall Beattie, 48, and Emma Marie Welch, 33, both of Round Hill, have been jointly charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (3 counts) and Careless Storage of a Firearm (2 counts).

Mark Lane, 54, of Lake La Rose, has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance.

All three accused have been released on conditions and will appear in Annapolis Royal Provincial Court on January 29, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.

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