Two Amherst men facing drug charges

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The integrated street crime unit has charged two after a drug investigation.

Two Amherst men are facing charges following an investigation under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

AMHERST – Two people are facing drug charges after a search warrant was executed at an Amherst residence on Wednesday by members of the Cumberland Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit.

A 30-year-old man and a 29-year-old man, both from Amherst were arrested during a suspected drug transaction in Amherst.

As a result of the arrests, a marihuana and cash was seized, and a subsequent search warrant was executed at an Amherst residence where a quantity of cannabis marijuana and drug trafficking evidence was seized.

The 30-year-old Amherst man is facing charges of trafficking in marijuana, possession of marihuana for the purposes of trafficking and two counts of breach of a probation order.  

The 29-year-old Amherst man is facing charges of possession of marijuana and two counts of breach of a probation order.

Both men were released from custody and are scheduled to return to provincial court on May 12 to enter a plea to the charges.

Organizations: Cumberland Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit

Geographic location: Amherst

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