August 18, 2017 3:42 pm
Updated: August 20, 2017 8:34 pm

Hammonds Plains, N.S. man faces drug-related charges after traffic stop

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Editor’s Note: Nova Scotia RCMP have confirmed to Global News that the charges against Alisha Dawn Hynick have been withdrawn. 

Two people from Hammonds Plains, N.S. have been charged following the seizure of a significant amount of drugs, drug paraphernalia, and cash during a targeted traffic stop on Wednesday.

Police say at about 5:15 p.m. the South Shore Integrated Crime Unit, with help from RCMP, stopped a vehicle in a business parking lot located off Highway 10 in Cookville, N.S.

A quantity of crack cocaine was seized, along with drug paraphernalia and cash.

Timothy Charles MacKenzie, 28, and Alisha Dawn Hynick, 25, each face a charge of possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine.

MacKenzie was remanded into custody and was scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court Aug. 17 for a bail hearing. Hynick was released with conditions and will appear in the same provincial court on Oct. 11 to face her charge.

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