Charges still being considered
following drug raid at ARHS
AMHERST — It could be several days before police are in a position to announce what charges will be laid, if any, following a drug raid at Amherst Regional High School on Friday.
On Friday, members of the Cumberland Integrated Street Crime Unit, made up of members of the Amherst and Springhill police departments and the Cumberland RCMP, swooped down on Amherst Regional High School and arrested 22 students for alleged drug use and possession.
Police were acting on a complaint received from the community about students using drugs on school property. The officers seized a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Also seized was an unknown quantity of pills.