Police charge man and woman after search of Halifax residence


**** HRP Media Release

Police charge man and woman after search of Halifax residence

Police have charged a man and a woman with drug-related offences after conducting a search of a residence in Halifax.

Yesterday, members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by West Division patrol officers, conducted a search warrant at a residence on Ford Street in Halifax. Officers arrested a man and a woman inside the residence without incident and seized quantities of cocaine and other drugs, drug paraphernalia and a quantity of cash.

A 50-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman, both of Halifax, are scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date to face three counts each of possession for the purposes of trafficking and one count each of possession of a controlled substance. The 50-year-old man is also facing one count of failing to comply with conditions.

Police encourage anyone with information about illegal drug activity to contact police or anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or via the P3 Tips App.

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