Police arrest male, seize cocaine during targeted traffic stop

August 28, 2017
Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

News release

Inverness County District RCMP have arrested a 30-year-old male and seized cocaine during a targeted traffic stop in Port Hawkesbury on Friday.

Just before 4 p.m. on Friday, August 25, RCMP officers conducted a traffic stop on Granville Street in Port Hawkesbury. As a result, police seized a quantity of cocaine and arrested the driver, a 30-year-old male of Port Hawkesbury. A female passenger was released on the scene. A search warrant was executed at the male's residence as a result of the arrest and a small quantity of marihuana and other evidence was seized.

The man is facing charges of Possession of Cocaine and Marihuana for the Purpose of Trafficking. He was released from custody and will appear in Port Hawksbury Provincial Court on September 25 at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.


Contact information

Cpl. Curtis Kutcha
Inverness County District RCMP
Phone: 902-625-2220
Cell: 902-304-6350
E-mail: curtis.kuchta@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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