The Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit has charged two people with drug offences in Gibson Woods.
On April 27, 2023, as part of an ongoing investigation, the Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Belcher St. in Port Williams. The vehicle pulled into the driveway of a home and then came to a stop. Officers safely arrested the male driver and found him in possession of Cocaine, bear spray, brass knuckles and cash.
Officers then executed a search warrant at a home on Gibson Woods Rd. in Gibson Woods. Officers located a woman in the home and she was safely arrested. During the search, officers located and seized Cocaine, a rifle, an imitation handgun, ammunition, scales and packaging.
Evan States, 22, and Kayla Gero, 22, both of Gibson Woods, have been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized and Unsafe Storage of a Firearm.
States is also charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.
Both were released on conditions and will appear in Kentville Provincial Court on June 28, 2023.
The investigation was assisted by the Kings District RCMP General Investigation Section, South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, Lunenburg District RCMP, the Bridgewater Police Service, the Kentville Police Service and the Criminal Intelligence Service of Nova Scotia.
File #: 2023-559732
Note: The Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit is comprised of members of the Kings District RCMP and Kentville Police Service. The South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit is comprised of members of the Lunenburg District RCMP and the Bridgewater Police Service.
Note: Photos of some of the items that were seized are attached.