Multiple charges involving drugs and illegal tobacco laid against 63-year-old NS man

A Kentville NS, man is facing multiple charges following a traffic stop that turned up drugs and illegal tobacco, says RCMP.

Around 5:30 pm on Feb. 3, police pulled over a 63-year-old man on Highway 101 near Wolfville, NS

During the stop, police say the man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

During the search of his car, police seized cocaine, oxycodone, and unstamped cigarettes, says RCMP.

Following the traffic stop, police executed a search warrant at an apartment on Oakdene Avenue in Kentville and seized cash and more cocaine, and unstamped cigarettes.

RCMP says Harold Francis Marriott is charged with the following:

  • two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • selling of tobacco products and raw leaf tobacco
  • possessing unstamped tobacco
  • possessing tobacco on which tax has not been paid
  • possessing unmarked tobacco
  • transporting tobacco

Marriott was released on conditions and will appear in Kentville provincial court on March 29 at 9:30 am

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