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.

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Contact information

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke
Media Relations Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Office: 902 720 5652
Cell: 902 222 0154
jennifer.clarke@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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