ESKASONI - Nova Scotia RCMP say a 35-year-old man will appear in court Thursday to face sex assault and drug charges.
The Mounties say they received a complaint on Monday that a 13-year-old girl had been sexually assaulted in Eskasoni the previous night.
Police say they later arrested Justin Ryan Gould who faces charges of sexual interference, sexual assault and administering a noxious substance.
Police say a search of an apartment in Eskasoni subsequently turned up quantities of marijuana and prescription pills along with some cash.
Police say Gould also faces charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking and trafficking of controlled substances.
Gould remains in custody.
- The Canadian Press