At approximately 4:30 PM, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Pictou County District RCMP, executed a search warrant on New Row, Thorburn, Nova Scotia. As a result, police seized a quantity of cocaine and illegal tobacco from the residence.

Subsequently, police arrested a 58-year-old male resident and a 57-year-old female resident. The female is facing one count of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, possession of illegal tobacco, and obstructing police. The male is facing one count of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of illegal tobacco. Both persons have been released from police custody and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.