Cocaine seized in Stellarton

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STELLARTON – Ciocaine was seized from a residence in Stellarton and a man has been arrested.

On Wednesday, Feb. 22 at approximately 4:30 p.m, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Stellarton Police Service and the New Glasgow Regional Police Canine Unit, executed a search warrant on South Foord Street. As a result, police seized a quantity of cocaine from the residence.

Subsequently, police arrested a 28-year-old male from Stellarton who is facing one count of possession of a Schedule I controlled substance for the purposes of trafficking, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.  He has been released from police custody and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.

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