**** HRP Media Release
Police charge two men for drug trafficking
Police have charged two men with drug trafficking offences after conducting a search of a residence in Halifax yesterday.
At approximately 11 p.m. members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, assisted by West Division Patrol officers, conducted a search warrant at a residence in the 0-100 block of the Bedford Highway. Officers arrested two men without incident and seized over 70 pounds of cannabis, quantities of hashish and cannabis edibles, approximately $1,400 and a replica firearm.
Two Halifax men, ages 20 and 21, are scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date to face charges of:
- Possession of cannabis for distribution
- Possession of cannabis for sale
- Possession of illicit cannabis for sale
Police encourage anyone with information about illegal 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.