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Man, 61, facing charges after illegal cigarettes, drugs seized in Pictou County

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018.
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

A 61-year-old man is facing charges in connection with the seizure of illegal drugs and cigarettes in Pictou County.

Nova Scotia RCMP say its street crime enforcement unit searched a home on Diamon Street in Trenton on Thursday.

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Police say they seized crystal methamphetamine, hydromorphone pills, contraband cigarettes, a crossbow and a quantity of cash during the search.

The suspect was arrested in Westville, N.S. He has been released and is facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a prohibited weapon, and possession of unstamped tobacco.

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He is scheduled to face the charges in court on June 8.

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