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RCMP traffic stop finds drugs, Lower Sackville, N.S.

Halifax District RCMP stopped a vehicle resulting in the arrest of two youths for having drugs for the purpose of trafficking.

On Tuesday, April 7th at approximately 9:15 p.m.

, Halifax District RCMP stopped a vehicle with four occupants on Sackville Drive for a traffic violation. The vehicle was driven by a 17-year-old Beaver Bank male with three passengers, one male and two females in their teens from the Sackville area. During the preliminary investigation the officer detected a strong odour of marijuana coming from inside the car resulting in a search of the vehicle. RCMP found quantities of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

The driver and a 17-year-old male passenger were arrested and taken into police custody without incident. Both youths are facing drug charges of Possession and Trafficking. They were released from police custody on a Promise to Appear with conditions and are scheduled to appear in Halifax Youth Court on May 7th, 2015.

If anyone has information regarding this incident or any drug related activity, please contact police at 902-490-5080 or Crime Stoppers anonymously anytime at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by their Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.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 from $50 – $2000.

Source: Release

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