Co­caine bust re­sults in mul­ti­ple charges

The News (New Glasgow) - - PICTOU COUNTY -

Two men are fac­ing drug charges af­ter the Pic­tou County In­te­grated Street Crime En­force­ment Unit con­ducted a stop of a car on Fo­ord Street in Stel­lar­ton on Oct. 23.

Po­lice ar­rested a 37-year-old man from New Glas­gow and a 21-year-old man from Stel­lar­ton who were al­legedly in pos­ses­sion of co­caine. Stel­lar­ton Po­lice Ser­vice and New Glas­gow Re­gional Po­lice also as­sisted in the in­ves­ti­ga­tion. As a re­sult of con­tin­ued in­ves­ti­ga­tion, po­lice ex­e­cuted a search war­rant at a res­i­dence on Forbes Street in New Glas­gow, seiz­ing co­caine, MDMA, psilo­cy­bin, cash and other ev­i­dence con­sis­tent with drug traf­fick­ing, po­lice said in a re­lease.

The 37-year-old has been charged with traf­fick­ing co­caine and three counts of pos­ses­sion of a con­trolled sub­stance for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing and was held in po­lice cus­tody.

The 21-year-old male has been charged with pos­ses­sion of a con­trolled sub­stance for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing and was re­leased from cus­tody.

He will ap­pear in pro­vin­cial court at a later date.

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