File # 2021-22635 – Controlled Drugs and Substances
Following an integrated operation between Bridgewater Police Service (BPS) and RCMP, a targeted traffic stop was conducted Wednesday, January 20th, 2021, by the Street Crime Enforcement Unit, General Investigation Sections from RCMP & BPS, Criminal Intelligence Services Nova Scotia, and BPS Patrol.
Police also executed a CDSA warrant at a residence on High Street and the motor vehicle being driven. Police seized cocaine, methamphetamine, illicit marihuana, cash, cutting agents, a prohibited weapon, and a number of different types of pills yet to be determined.
As a result of the operation, police arrested four (4) adults, two (2) males and two (2) females.
Three of the four parties arrested now faces charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, Cannabis Act, and Criminal Code of Canada.
One adult male is facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine, failing to comply with a court order, and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.
One adult female is facing charges for possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine, possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine, possession of illicit cannabis, and possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace.
The second male has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine.
All have been released on conditions to appear April 14th, 2021, at the Bridgewater Courthouse for plea. The investigation is continuing.
Both the Street Crime Enforcement Unit and Crime Intelligence Services Nova Scotia are comprised of RCMP and BPS members.
Anyone who may have witnessed the event or anyone with information is asked to contact Bridgewater Police Service at (902) 543-2464.