October 12, 2017 10:02 am

Stolen guns, drugs and cash seized from North Kentville home: RCMP


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Two people are facing charges after police raided a home on Scott Drive in North Kentville, N.S.

RCMP say their investigation started on Oct. 3, after a business in Canning, N.S. was broken into and restricted handguns were stolen.

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Following a search, police say they seized the stolen handguns along with a number of long guns, cocaine, cannabis and a large amount of cash.

Kyle Michael Joseph Markle, 21, and Samantha Hope Collins, 19, were arrested at the scene.

The pair have been charged with the following offences:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking cannabis
  • Possession of  firearms (long gun) without having a license to possess
  • Possession of firearms (handguns) without having a license to possess
  • Possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition without having authorization or a license to do so
  • Possession of a firearm knowing the serial number on it had been defaced

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In addition, police say Markle has been charged with break and enter and stealing a firearm.

Markle and Collins appeared in Kentville Provincial Court on Oct. 10 and were released on conditions. They will return to court on Nov. 7.

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