On September 9, pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the Cumberland County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU), with assistance from the RCMP and Amherst Police Department searched a home on Brownell Ave. During the search, quantities of cocaine, psilocybin, marihuana, LSD, MDMA, shatter, and prescription pills were seized from the residence, along with drug paraphernalia and a quantity of cash.
As a result, a 26-year-old man from Amherst and a 26-year-old woman from Amherst are facing the following charges:
- Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (x 7)
- Possession of a Controlled Substance
Both individuals have been released from custody and are scheduled to appear in Amherst Provincial Court on October 30.
The investigation is ongoing.