Nova Scotia man arrested for possession of illegal drugs: RCMP

Antigonish RCMP arrested a 43-year-old man for possession of illegal drugs May 23. File / Global News

A 43-year-old man from Paq’tnkek First Nation was arrested for drug possession after Nova Scotia RCMP executed a search warrant on Saturday.

During the search of a home on Jali Lane, police found and seized illegal drugs and related materials.

The man is now facing charges of possession of cocaine, crack cocaine and clonazepam.

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RCMP Cpl. Jennifer Clarke says he possessed a significant amount, but not enough for suspected trafficking.

The man was later released on conditions.

He is scheduled to appear in Antigonish Provincial Court on August 19.

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