Nova Scotia RCMP has charged four people with drug-related offences following a traffic stop in Kings County.
On October 26, Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU), with assistance from Kings District RCMP, conducted a traffic stop on Hwy. 1 near Avonport. As a result, officers seized a quantity of cocaine and cash. The driver of the vehicle and two passengers were arrested. As part of the investigation, police searched a home in New Minas where one individual was arrested and a large amount of cocaine, cash, ecstasy, opium, cannabis and drug paraphernalia was seized.
Marc Roberts, 23-years-old, Daniel Peter Lohnes, 28-years-old, Joseph William Griffin, 40-years-old, all of New Minas and Crystal Eva Baker, 23-years-old, of Canning are facing the following charges:
· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine
· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking MDMA (Ecstasy)
· Possession for the Purpose of Distributing Cannabis
All individuals have been released on conditions and are scheduled to appear in Kentville Provincial Court on December 22.
The investigation is ongoing.
Note to media: The Valley SCEU is comprised of members of Kings District RCMP and Kentville Police Service
Source: Release #notw