October 12, 2017 3:19 pm

Drug trafficking charges laid against former Sipekne’katik chief

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Nova Scotia RCMP have laid drug charges against the former chief of the Sipekne’katik First Nation.

Jerry Francis Sack, 55, was arrested following a targeted traffic stop on Indian Road on Oct. 6.

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Police allege Sack was a passenger in a vehicle when they found him in possession of a significant quantity of prescription pills – including hydromorphone, Dilaudid, and Percocet.

RCMP say the woman driving the vehicle was not implicated in the offence

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RCMP say Sack was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Truro Provincial Court on Nov. 27.

The investigation into the matter is ongoing.

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