Two men charged with drug offences after traffic stop

The South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit has charged two men with drug offences after a targeted traffic stop in Mahone Bay.

On March 6, at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers of the South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Lunenburg District RCMP, the Bridgewater Police Criminal Investigation Division and the Criminal Intelligence Services of Nova Scotia, completed a targeted traffic stop on a silver Dodge Caravan at the corner of Hwy. 3 and Main St. in relation to an ongoing drug investigation.

The two occupants of the vehicle were arrested without incident. During a search, officers then found and seized cocaine and sensory irritant.

Colan Foster Lohnes, 39, and Kirk John Bishop, 35, have been charged with:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Failure to Comply with Undertaking

Both accused appeared in Bridgewater Provincial Court and were remanded into custody.


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