Colchester County District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit charge a man with drug offences

May 23, 2023
Millbrook, Nova Scotia

News release

The Colchester County District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit has charged a man, seized drugs and cash following a traffic stop in Millbrook.

On May 16 at approximately 6:30 p.m., as part of an ongoing investigation, officers stopped a vehicle on Highway 102 in Millbrook. The driver of the vehicle, a 40-year-old Bible Hill man, was arrested safely. At the scene, RCMP officers located in the vehicle a quantity of cocaine, methamphetamine and approximately $8,000 cash.

Robert Joseph Isaac Chestnut, 40, has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for Purpose of Trafficking (two counts) and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime. He was also issued a summary offence ticket for driving a motor vehicle while having a revoked license.

Chestnut was released on conditions and will appear in Truro Provincial Court on July 26, at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

File # 2023-669936


Contact information

Cpl. Guillaume Tremblay
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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