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Man faces firearms and drug charges, MacKay Section, N.S.

A Hants County man faces charges after police conducted searches in MacKay Section.

An investigation conducted by members of Windsor District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit with assistance from the Integrated Guns and Gangs Section led to search warrants executed at two addresses in MacKay Section on October 31st.

The searches resulted in a seizure of more than 200 cannabis plants, a quantity of hash oil and two long gun firearms.

A 51-year-old male from MacKay Section was arrested and is facing charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and under the Criminal Code for Unsafe Storage of a Firearm and for Possession a Firearm while prohibited. The man was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Windsor Provincial Court on January 6th, 2015 at time 9:30 a.m.

If the public has any information on this incident or any criminal activity occurring in the community, please contact the Windsor Rural RCMP, local police, Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by a Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award from $50 – $2000.

Source: Release

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