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Police lay drug and weapon charges following a traffic stop in Lower Sackville

 

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May 25, 2011,  Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) . . .  Members of Halifax District Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) along with the Halifax District Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) seized drugs and weapons following a traffic stop in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.
 
On May 25, 2011, 9:30 a.m. regular members from the Lower Sackville detachment and SCEU members stopped a Hyundai Tiburon on Metropolitan Avenue.  The investigation revealed the driver and passenger were in possession of marihuana.   Police also seized a knife and bear spray.  Following the stop, a search warrant was obtained for a residence on Yerevan Drive, Lower Sackville.  Regular members along with the RCMP\HRP Integrated Drug Unit seized marihuana, a quantity of cash, and other related drug paraphernalia from the residence.
 
An 18-year-old male driver of the vehicle from Lower Sackville will be charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and Criminal Code.  The charges will include Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Breach of Undertaking, Breach of Probation and Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public Peace.  He will appear in Dartmouth Court on May 25, 2011.
 
A 25-year-old man from Sackville will answer to charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Criminal Code including Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.
 

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