Two people facing charges following Greenville, N.S., drug trafficking investigation
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Two people are facing multiple charges following a drug trafficking investigation in Greenville, N.S.
On Monday, members of Yarmouth/Clare RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit and Nova Scotia RCMP Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at a home in the community.
According to police, firearms, ammunition, scales, cash, cell phones, hydromorphone, benzodiazepines, and cans of bear spray were seized during the search.
Police say 45-year-old Scott Anthony Deveau and Sara Elizabeth Owen, 19, both of Yarmouth, were arrested following the search.
The two are facing the charges of:
- Possession of Benzodiazepines for the Purpose of Trafficking
- Possession of Hydromorphone
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
- Unsafe Storage of a Firearm
- Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
Police say Deveau has also been charged with two counts of Failure to Comply with Conditions of a Release, Possession of Ammunition Contrary to a Prohibition Order and Possession of a Firearm Contrary to a Prohibition Order. He has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Yarmouth provincial court Wednesday morning.
Additionally, Owen has been released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in Yarmouth provincial court at a later date, says police.