Nova Scotia couple charged with cocaine trafficking
HALIFAX -- A Nova Scotia couple has been charged with drug-related offences following a traffic stop in Kentville on Wednesday afternoon.
On Wednesday, the Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU), with the assistance of Kentville Police Service and Kings District RCMP, stopped a vehicle on Park Street.
Officials searched the vehicle and seized a large quantity of cocaine and a small quantity of cannabis. RCMP note the man ingested some drugs and required hospitalization.
Police have charged the following individuals:
Stephen Mahaney, 47-years-old, is facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and obstructing a police officer.
Amanda Mahaney, 41-years-old, is facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine.
Both individuals were released from police custody and are scheduled to appear in Kentville Provincial Court on February 2.