RCMP charge eight people in drug trafficking investigation

July 9, 2021
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

News release

A 6-month long joint drug trafficking investigation conducted by RCMP members from the Shelburne and Yarmouth Detachments has resulted in the arrest of eight people for drug trafficking offences.

In January 2021, members of the Shelburne Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) and Yarmouth SCEU began a joint investigation targeting drug traffickers in Shelburne County, Yarmouth County and the Meteghan area. The investigation was assisted by members of the Shelburne, Yarmouth Rural, Yarmouth Municipal RCMP Detachments and Nova Scotia RCMP Federal and Serious Organized Crime.

Between July 5 and July 8, 2021, officers began making arrests of those involved in the investigation. The arrests have resulted in 7 adults and one youth being charged with a number of offences as follows:

  • Steven Graham Sheppard, 39, of Sand Beach, has been charged with two counts of Trafficking Cocaine and two counts of Failing to Comply with an Undertaking;
  • Tineasha Lynn Moulaison, 39, of Sand Beach, has been charged with two counts of Trafficking Cocaine and four counts of Failing to Comply with a Probation Order;
  • Lucille Myrtle Conrad, 59, of Yarmouth, has been charged with four counts of Trafficking Cocaine;
  • Ryan James Dedrick, 34, of Yarmouth, has been charged with one count of Trafficking Cocaine;
  • Bradley Christopher Whiteway, 23, of Shelburne, has been charged with two counts of Trafficking Cocaine and one count of Failing to Comply with an Undertaking;
  • Taylor Elizabeth Boudreau, 28, of Yarmouth, has been charged with one count of Trafficking Cocaine;
  • Andre Lee Melanson, 20, of Church Point, has been charged with two counts of Trafficking Cocaine.

The youth has also been charged with one count of Trafficking Cocaine and will appear in court at a later date.

Every adult charged in this investigation has been released on conditions and will appear in Yarmouth Provincial Court on September 13, 2021.

The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated.

File #: 2020-1485597

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Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Cell: 902-222-0154
chris.marshall@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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