Saturday, July 2nd 2011 Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) , N.S….. Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Tantallon office of Halifax District, checked a 23 year old male resident of Halifax, in a parked truck in the 7000 block of St. Margarets Bay Road at approximately 930 pm.
He was arrested after he was found in possession of a large quantity of ecstasy, a large quantity of marihuana, brass knuckles and an open bottle of rum. He will be charged with possession of ecstasy for the purpose of trafficking, possession of marihauna for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a prohibited weapon ( i.e. brass knuckles) and possession of open liquor in a motor vehicle contrary to the Liquor Control Act. After he was returned to Tantallon office for data master tests he was also issued a seven day suspension under the Motor Vehicle Act for the amount of alcohol in his blood, while in care and control of a motor vehicle. A quantity of money was also seized from the suspect as it believed to have come from drug trafficking activities. The 23 year old male was released on conditions and will appear in court at a later date. The investigation is continuing.