On October 24th, 2018, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Stellarton Police Service and New Glasgow Regional Police, conducted a stop of a motor vehicle on Foord Street, Stellarton, NS. Subsequently, police arrested a 37-year-old male from New Glasgow and a 21-year-old male from Stellarton who were found in possession of cocaine.
As a result of continued investigation, police executed a search warrant at a residence on Forbes Street, New Glasgow, seizing cocaine, MDMA, psilocybin, cash, and other evidence consistent with drug trafficking.
The 37-year-old male has been charged with trafficking cocaine and three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. He remains in police custody.
The 21-year-old male has been charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. He has been released from custody and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.