On Tuesday March 7th , 2017 at approximately 4:00 PM, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Pictou District RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence on Haliburton Road, Pictou, Nova Scotia. As a result, police seized a quantity of cannabis marihuana and illegal tobacco from the residence.

Subsequently, police arrested a 63-year-old male from Pictou for possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act and possession of illegal tobacco, contrary to the Excise Act. The male has been released from police custody and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.