Man facing charges after marijuana plants seized

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Charges are pending against a man after a search in Bridgeville.

At around 1 p.m. on Monday, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (PCISCEU), along with the assistance of the Pictou County RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence on East River West Side Road. A 49-year-old male was arrested without incident.

Police seized 22 marijuana plants and a small quantity of hashish.

The man was released from custody and will appear in Pictou Provincial Court on Dec. 15 on charges of possession of a controlled substance and production of marijuana under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. The investigation continues.

Organizations: Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, Pictou County RCMP

Geographic location: East River, West Side Road

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  • sir smoke a lot
    August 26, 2014 - 15:53

    I just wanna know how much time and tax payers money the police wasted in this bust. U wanna do something worth while? Start busting the crack and oxy heads around james and temperance. 22 plants is not even worthy of news. How many violent pot heads do u know? They keep the pizza and other food industries going in Pictou County. Please legalize this so we can stop wasting tax payers money and make money off the taxes

  • ridiculous
    August 26, 2014 - 08:55

    I cant beleive they spend all this time and money on 22 plants that will probaly have a 50 percent asurvival rate from huricanes animals people etc. How much tax dollars did it cost us, when the streets are now being flooded with meth and smiles and bath salts. I think there is more law enforcement def more narcs n C.I s then people. It estimated 90 percent of the informants on the pay roll are fabricating false names or ex users n dealers to get the money to support there habbit. So is it really organized crime the way the system is set up.