Three arrested after search warrant executed

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Two women and a man were arrested in New Glasgow on Thursday after drugs were seized.

At approximately 5:30 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the New Glasgow Regional Police,executed a search warrant at Scotia Green Inc., cannabis dispensary, 559 East River Road.  At this time, police seized a quantity of cannabis marijuana, resin, derivatives and cash.  Subsequently, police arrested a 32-year-old male from Mount Uniacke, a 57-year-old female from Trenton, and a 43-year-old female from Pictou.

At this time, both females are each facing two counts of trafficking, two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, and one count each for production of a controlled substance.  The male is facing one count of production of a controlled substance along with two counts of trafficking and two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. Both females have been released from police custody, while the male remains in custody.  All persons will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.