House ar­rest or­dered in drug case

Truro Daily News - - COLCHESTER COUNTY -

TRURO, N.S. – A Hants County man who pled guilty to pos­sess­ing co­caine for traf­fick­ing pur­poses was given a con­di­tional sen­tence in pro­vin­cial

court on Wed­nes­day. Arnold Clifton Messer­vey, 63, of Riverview Road, also pled guilty to pos­sess­ing less than three kilo­grams of mar­i­juana.

As part of his con­di­tional sen­tence, Messer­vey must spent the first seven months un­der house ar­rest and ad­here to daily cur­few from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. for the fi­nal eight months. He was also fined $2,990 for the mar­i­juana pos­ses­sion. Dur­ing his sen­tence, Messer­vey is banned from con­sum­ing al­co­hol or us­ing il­licit drugs, is not per­mit­ted to en­ter es­tab­lish­ments where al­co­hol is a pri­mary source of busi­ness and must take all pre­scribed med­i­ca­tions as pre­scribed as well as tak­ing coun­selling for drug use.

He was also or­dered not to have any con­tact with any­one with a crim­i­nal record, ex­cept for im­me­di­ate fam­ily mem­bers.

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