Hydromorphone, cash seized after traffic stop

Police have charged a man for drug trafficking following an arrest yesterday in Halifax.

At approximately 5 p.m. investigators from the Drug Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by Central Division Patrol members, stopped a vehicle in the 6700 block of Bayers Road in relation to an investigation. Officers arrested the driver and a passenger and seized a quantity of hydromorphone pills and cash.

A 26-year-old- Bridgewater man has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date to face the charges. The passenger was released without charges.

Anyone with information about illegal drug activity is encouraged to call police or send an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or via the P3 Tips App.

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