Stellarton man arrested for drug possession

Pictou Advocate Breaking News

STELLARTON – A 27-year-old man from here was arrested early this morning for possession of drugs after a search warrant was served.

At approximately 3 a.m. today, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Stellarton Police Service, New Glasgow Regional Police Canine and Truro Police Service Canine, executed a search warrant at a residence on MacKay Street. There, police seized a quantity of cocaine, cannabis marijuana, and cannabis resin.

Subsequently, police arrested the accused.

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He has been charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cannabis resin, possession for the purpose of trafficking cannabis marijuana, and multiple counts of failing to comply with a judicial recognizance. The accused remains in custody and will appear in court at a later date.