Two charged with drug trafficking in Central West River

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Charges are pending against  a man and a woman after a search in the community of Central West River.

Charges are pending against  a man and a woman after a search in the community of Central West River.

Yesterday at approximately 4 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (PCISCEU), along with the assistance of the Pictou County RCMP and the RCMP's Police Dog Service, executed a search warrant at a residence on Gates Road in Central West River. 

A 21-year-old male and an 18-year-old female were arrested without incident. Police seized approximately 36 grams of cocaine, three marijuana plants and almost 3.5 kilograms of dried marijuana, a quantity of cash and an ATV.

The female accused was released and will be appearing in Pictou Provincial court on October 20th, 2014. The male was held and was expected to appear in court this morning. 

Charges include production of marijuana, possession for the purpose of trafficking (marijuana and cocaine) and trafficking in marijuana under the controlled drugs and substances act. The investigation continues.

Organizations: Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, RCMP, Police Dog Service

Geographic location: Central West River, Gates Road, Pictou

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