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Three charged with drug crimes

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Three New Glasgow residents have all been charged with drug offences following the execution of a search warrant yesterday.

On September 4 at approximately 3 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the New Glasgow Regional Police, executed a search warrant at a residence on Dover Avenue.  At this time, police seized a quantity of cocaine, cannabis marijuana, cannabis resin, cash, and other property associated with drug trafficking.  Subsequently, police arrested a 22-year-old male, a 20-year-old male, and a 20-year-old female, all from New Glasgow.

At this time, the 20-year-old male and 20-year-old female are each facing three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.  The 22-year-old  is facing one count of trafficking, three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, and one count of possession of stolen property.

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