Traffic stop leads to arrest and significant drug seizure

November 9, 2017
Lake Echo, Nova Scotia

News release

An RCMP officer on patrol on Hwy. 7 in Lake Echo stopped a truck for speeding yesterday just before 4 p.m. The stop has resulted in the arrest and charges of an East Chezzetcook man and a seizure of significant quantities of marihuana products.

After speaking with the driver, the police officer arrested him, and acquired grounds to search the vehicle. In total, police seized over 6 pounds of marihuana, 148 grams of 'Shatter' and approximately 500 capsules of Cannabidiol, also known as hash oil. A large quantity of cash was also seized.

Christopher Enns, 33, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (2 counts)
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime over $5000
  • Breach of Conditions

Enns was held in custody following his arrest and is appearing in Dartmouth Provincial Court today. The investigation is ongoing.


Contact information

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke
Media Relations Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Office: 902 720 5652
Cell: 902 222 0154

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