Two facing drug and weapon offenses after raid of Stellarton home

Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (PCISCEU) has charged two people with drug and weapon offences after a search warrant at a home in Stellarton.

On March 20, 2024, the PCISCEU, with assistance from the Stellarton Police Service, Westville Police Service, Pictou District RCMP General Investigative Section and RCMP Police Dog Services, executed a search warrant at a home on St. Bernard St.

At the home, police safely arrested a woman then located and seized fentanyl, methamphetamine, hydromorphone, prescribed medications, baggies, cellular phones, forged documents, unlicensed spirits, firearms and ammunitions.

A short time prior to the search, a man was safely arrested during a targeted traffic stop. Following the arrest, officers located and seized cash, a scale, and a cellular phone.

David Michael Burton Pellerine, 29, from Stellarton and Hannah Loraine Burns-Jobes, 24, from Stellarton have been charged with:

  • Possession Contrary to Order;
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose;
  • Careless Use of Firearm;
  • Possession of Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized;
  • Unauthorized Possession of Firearm;
  • Possession for purpose of trafficking.

Both accused were released on conditions and are scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on June 24, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.


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