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Traffic stop leads to drugs and weapons charges

Man faces charges as a result of a traffic stop in Halifax last night.

At approximately 10:30 p.m. on November 21, members of the Central Quick Response Unit and patrol members of the Halifax Regional Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Robie and Williams Streets. The driver was found to be in possession of a quantity of marijuana and was arrested without incident. A search of the vehicle was conducted and officers located a collapsible baton, cash, quantity of hash, and drug paraphrenia. A small knife was also located during an additional search of the male driver.

A 36-year-old man from Lawrencetown has been charged with two counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking marijuana. He was later released and is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court on January 9, 2018.


Source: Media Release

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