Just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, a traffic stop on Highway 19 in Judique North, resulted in the seizure Oxycodone. The driver of the vehicle, a 48-year-old man from Ontario, and the passenger, a 76-year-old man from Inverness, were both arrested and are facing charges of Possession of Oxycodone for the Purpose of Trafficking.
Both men were released from custody and will appear in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court on September 25 at 9:30 a.m.
Inverness District RCMP would like to encourage the public to report suspicious activity, by calling the RCMP at 1-800-803-RCMP (7267). Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.