Man, woman facing multiple drug-related charges

Published on July 11, 2014

TRURO – Thousands of dollars worth of prescription narcotics have been recovered from a Truro residence.


On Thursday afternoon, the Truro Police Service and  Colchester RCMP executed a warrant at 248 Willow St. During the drug search, officials recovered about $15,000 worth of various kinds of prescription narcotics.

Nicolas James Phalen, 29, and Brittany Dawn-Marie Richards, 23, are scheduled to appear in Truro provincial court next month to face numerous charges relating to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

Charges include possession of hydromorphone, oxycodone, morphine, codeine, methadone, nabilone, and methylphenidate for the purpose of trafficking.