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Cocaine seized in Thorburn

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THORBURN –  Cocaine and illegal tobacco were was seized by police at a residence here on Monday.

At approximately 4:30 p.m. Monday, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Pictou County District RCMP, executed a search warrant on a residence in New Row. As a result, police seized a quantity of cocaine and illegal tobacco from the residence.

Police arrested a 58-year-old male resident and a 57-year-old female resident. The female is facing one count of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, possession of illegal tobacco, and obstructing police. The male is facing one count of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of illegal tobacco.

Both persons have been released from police custody and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.

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