Stellarton man arrested for drug possession

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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.

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.

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