Woman faces drug charges after traffic stop
A woman faces drug charges after a traffic stop last night in Dartmouth.
At 8:45 p.m., officers assigned to the HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit conducted a traffic stop in the 0-100 block of Everette Street. The female driver was arrested at the scene and a subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of a quantity of cocaine, lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, ecstasy and marijuana.
A 26-year-old woman from Dartmouth is facing four counts of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking. She was released from custody and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date.
Drug activity often involves violence that puts innocent citizens at risk and is detrimental to the overall safety of our communities. The HRP/RCMP Integrated Drug Unit investigates complaints and targets people involved in the purchase and sale of drugs. Citizens are encouraged to report drug activity to police at 490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.