At approximately 12:00 PM, the Pictou County District RCMP responded to a structure fire on Gordon Road, Caribou River. As a result of preliminary investigation, the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant resulting in the seizure of marihuana plants, marihuana cultivation materials, and multiple firearms.

Subsequently, police arrested 50-year-old male from Caribou River. The male has been charged with production of marihuana contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and unsafe storage of firearms contrary to the Criminal Code. The male has been released from police custody and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.