Man pulled over, charged after skipping court appearance

RCMP release:

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment’s Community Action Response Team (CART) has charged a Lower Sackville man and seized drugs after he failed to attend court.

On June 21, RCMP CART observed a man, wanted for failing to attend court, driving a Honda Ridgeline on the Bedford Hwy. RCMP officers safely arrested the man when he parked and exited the vehicle in a nearby parking lot.

During a search of the vehicle and of the man, RCMP officers located and seized cocaine, more than 40 prescription tablets, cash, and two baseball bats.

Frank George Duffy, 56, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (two counts)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (two counts)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Failure to Comply with a Court Order (Five Counts)

Duffy appeared in court and was remanded into custody. He will return in Dartmouth Provincial Court today.

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