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Drugs seized during search of Amherst home

RCMP cars block a section of road on Highway 252 between Whycocomagh and Mabou on Saturday morning after a man was shot on Friday evening. Two men are now in custody in connection with the incident.
RCMP cars block a section of road on Highway 252 between Whycocomagh and Mabou on Saturday morning after a man was shot on Friday evening. Two men are now in custody in connection with the incident.

AMHERST, NS - Cocaine, psilocybin, marijuana, LSD, MDMA, shatter, prescription pills, drug paraphernalia and cash were seized from an Amherst residence.

The items were seized on Sept 9, when the Cumberland County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU), with assistance from the RCMP and Amherst Police Department, searched a home on Brownell Ave. 

A 26-year-old man from Amherst and a 26-year-old woman from Amherst are facing charges of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking  (x 7) and possession of a controlled substance. They have been released from custody and are scheduled to appear in Amherst Provincial Court on Oct 30.

 

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