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Drug search leads to arrests. HRP investigate hit & run collision. HRP investigate possible shots fired

16-116930  Two men and one women face charges after a drug search last night in Halifax and Hants County.

 At approximately 5:00 pm investigators assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit with the assistance of members of the Quick Response Unit arrested two men and a woman in the area of Evans Ave and Ford St in Halifax.  Subsequent to the arrests, these teams executed a Controlled Drug and Substances Act search warrant in the 0-100 block of Evans Ave in Halifax.  This search resulted in the seizure of a quantity of cocaine, marijuana, prescription drugs, cash and other drug paraphernalia.  A 32 year old man from Halifax, a 25 year old man from Halifax and a 23 year old woman from Halifax will all appear in Halifax Provincial Court on Friday August 5th, each charged with 3 counts of trafficking in narcotic contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.

 

Drug activity often involves violence that puts innocent citizens at risk and is detrimental to the overall safety of our communities. The HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit investigates complaints and targets people involved in the purchase and sale of drugs. Citizens are encouraged to report drug activity to police at 490-5130. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

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16-117320  At approximately 1:50 am Halifax Regional Police responded to a motor vehicle collision in the 400 block of Parkland Dr in Halifax.  A vehicle that had been travelling along Parkland Dr struck a series of vehicles that were parked along Parkland Dr.  The two occupants of the vehicle fled the area shortly after the collision, prior to police arrival.  The suspects are described as two white men 19-25 years of age, one wearing a pink or red shirt, both were wearing shorts.  It is unknown if either of these men were injured.  No one was injured in the parked vehicles as they were all unoccupied.

 

Officers are looking to speak with anyone who may have any knowledge of this incident and ask that they contact Halifax Regional Police at902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

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16-117305  At approximately 12:30 am Halifax Regional Police responded to a report from citizen of possible gun shots in the area of Green Village Lane in Dartmouth.  A caller to HRP indicated that she had heard a female screaming , then a gun shot, then the female screamed again and a second gunshot.  The caller believed that the shots had come from the area to the South of the end of Green Village Lane.  Over the next several hours, Halifax Regional Police patrol members, assisted by HRP Emergency Response Team members and an RCMP Police Service Dog team extensively searched the area but were unable to locate any evidence to indicate that shots had been fired in the area.  A daylight search of the area is planned.

 

Officers are looking to speak with anyone who may have any knowledge of this incident and ask that they contact Halifax Regional Police at902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

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Source: Media Release

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