RCMP police

RCMP police

A man and woman, both from Pictou County, are charged with possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking following a search of a hotel room earlier this month.

The Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit searched a Pictou hotel room at roughly 10 p.m. on June 22 in relation to a drug trafficking investigation. Police seized suspected cocaine and methamphetamine, as well as cash.

A 35-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man were arrested at the scene without incident and later released on conditions. They will appear in court at a later date. Both have been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call Pictou District RCMP at 902-755-4141. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App. Reference file #2021-852249.

The Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Unit consists of members of Pictou District RCMP, New Glasgow Regional Police, Stellarton Police Service and Westville Police Service.