Drug charges after traffic stop and home search

West Hants RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has charged three people with drug offences following a traffic stop and a search warrant executed at a home in Hants Border.

On January 18, 2024, the West Hants RCMP SCEU, with the assistance from the West Hants RCMP Detachment General Investigation Section and the West Hants RCMP Detachment, completed a targeted traffic stop on Hwy. 101 near Windsor which led to the execution of a search warrant at a home on Bishopville Rd.

During the traffic stop, RCMP officers safely arrested one man and two women then located and seized cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamine, scales and cellphones.

The search that followed at the residence then resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine, cellphones, scales, baggies and items used in the production and distribution of cocaine.

Richard Eldridge, 43, from Hants Border, Jenna Hobson, 32, from Cambridge and Victoria Graham, 22, from Hants Border have been charged with:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (two counts each)
  • Production of Substance (two counts each)

Victoria Graham was additionally charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance.

All three accused were later released on conditions and will appear in Kentville Provincial Court on April 30, 2024, at 10:00 a.m.


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