Police investigate two seperate incidents: Police Investigate Kidnapping – Halifax / Police Arrest Thirteen Adults in Drug Search – Dartmouth

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(1) Police Investigate Kidnapping – Halifax

At 8:00 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a Kidnapping and Threats to Caused Death to an adult male in Halifax.​ At approximately 10:00 p.m., investigators were able to trace the phone of the victim to an address in the 0-50 Block of Rosedale Avenue Halifax.​ Investigators were not able to make contact with the occupants of the Rosedale Avenue residence.​ At approximately 1:25 a.m., 11 July, members of the Emergency Response Team arrested three adults (2 males, 1 female) from inside the Rosedale Avenue address and located the victim, in good health.​

The victim was not harmed.​ Shortly after, investigators were able to locate and arrest the suspect responsible for the threats phone call in the 3800 block of Mont Blanc Terrace Halifax.​

Investigators with the Integrated General Investigation Section confirmed through a thorough investigation, that a 17 year old male, made a prank call advising the victim was kidnapped and would be killed, if his demands were not met.​ Investigators have charged a 17 year old male, from Halifax with Mischief and released on a Promise to Appear and will appear in court on a later date.​ The other adults arrested were released without charges.


(2) Police Arrest Thirteen Adults in Drug Search – Dartmouth

At 5:10 p.m., 10 July, the Halifax Regional Police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police Integrated Drug Unit executed a Cannabis Act Search Warrant at the Compassion Club, 141A Main Street Dartmouth.​ Officers seized a quantity of cannabis and cannabis related products, drug paraphilia including scales, and a quantity of cash.​

Police have arrested and charged 13 adults (6 males and 7 females), all were held for court in Dartmouth and will be facing charges of Trafficking Controlled Substances and Drug Related Charges.

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