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4 people face drug trafficking charges after 6 month RCMP operation in Halifax

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Four people from the Halifax area face multiple drug possession and trafficking charges as part of a police investigation that began in February.

RCMP say a search of a home in the 1200 block Pockwock Road in Upper Hammonds Plains last Thursday resulted in the seizure of crack cocaine and drug trafficking paraphernalia.

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Police arrested three people without incident and then on Monday arrested a 28-year-old woman.

Thirty-four-year-old Demar Anthony Allison of Upper Hammonds Plains appeared in court on Monday and was charged with several offences including three counts of trafficking in cocaine and three counts of conspiracy to traffic cocaine.

Allison was released on conditions and is to return to a Halifax court Sept. 16.

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A 56-year-old woman from Hammonds Plains, a 42-year-old man from Middle Sackville, and a 28-year-old woman from Upper Hammonds Plains are yet to appear in court to be officially charged. They have been released on conditions and are also scheduled to appear in court in September.

With a file from Alexander Quon 

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