Drugs seized from Stellarton home

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STELLARTON – A quantity of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized from a residence here last week.

On Friday, April 6th,  at approximately 3 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from the Stellarton Police Service and the New Glasgow Regional Police Canine Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence on Rutherford Street.

At this time, police seized a quantity of cocaine along with cannabis marijuana, cannabis derivatives, and anabolic steroids.  Additionally, police uncovered a clandestine marijuana grow operation and seized items associated to the production of marijuana.

Police have arrested a 27 year-old male from Stellarton in connection with this seizure.  He male has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purposes of trafficking, production of marijuana, and possession of cannabis derivatives.  He remains in custody and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.