June 17, 2019 11:35 am
Updated: June 17, 2019 11:36 am

Cannabis, cocaine seized during traffic stop in Cape Breton

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018.


A 33-year-old man is facing drug charges after cocaine and cannabis was seized from his vehicle during a traffic stop in Cape Breton last week.

Nova Scotia RCMP say they were conducting patrols on Highway 105 in Bras d’Or, N.S., when they pulled a vehicle over for an expired licence plate.

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An officer noticed open cannabis near the driver and the vehicle was searched as a result.

Police say they seized cocaine during the search and seized the vehicle.

The man from Bras d’Or has been charged with possession of cocaine and breach of undertaking, as well as several charges under the Motor Vehicle Act and Cannabis Control Act

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He’s scheduled to face the charges in Sydney provincial court on July 31.

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