Man facing charges after marijuana plants seized

Published on August 25, 2014

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.