Police seized drugs and arrested three individuals after executing a residential search warrant.
Earlier this morning investigators with the Halifax Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division executed a search warrant at a residence on Beaver Bank Cross Road.
As a result, police seized a quantity of cocaine, marijuana, psilocybin, drug paraphernalia and cash. Two males and one female were arrested without incident at the residence.
Brian Keith Saunders, 46, Joshua Oswald Saunders, 18, Gillian Wentworth, 34, all from Lower Sackville, are charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Cocaine, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Marijuana and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Psilocybin. The three accused were held for court.
The Police in Halifax is committed to enforcing drug laws to their fullest extent, however we require the assistance of the public to prevent crime in our communities. If the public has any information on this incident or information on other crimes, please contact any RCMP Detachment, local police or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by a Secure Web Tips at www.crimesstoppers.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.