Significant drug seizure results from traffic stop

November 14, 2017
Wolfville, Nova Scotia

News release

At 7:45 p.m. on November 9, a member of Kings District RCMP stopped a vehicle on Linden Ave. in Wolfville. The vehicle had been driving the wrong way on a one-way street. When the driver got out of the vehicle, a plastic bag containing crack cocaine fell from his clothing and the police officer arrested him without incident for drug possession.

The man was searched incidental to arrest and police located three more bags of cocaine and a bag of marihuana as well. The vehicle was then searched and additional cocaine and marihuana and were located, as well as drug paraphernalia, a knife, and cash. In total, 51 g of crack cocaine and 226 g of marihuana were seized as a result of the traffic stop.

The driver, 20-year-old Daniel Obiang of Wolfville is facing charges of Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Marihuana for the Purpose of Trafficking. He was released from custody later that evening and is scheduled to appear in Kentville Provincial Court on January 16, 2018.


Contact information

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

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