Cocaine, marijuana seized in Canaan drug bust

Published on March 28, 2014

Cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash were seized March 27 after the Valley Street Crime Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant on a Highbury School Road residence in Canaan.

Ray Jeffery Brown, 29, was arrested at his residence along with a 23-year-old female. A 36-year-old Avonport man and a 35-year-old Melanson man were also arrested during the search.

Brown was remanded into custody and he appears again on March 31 in Kentville provincial court to face a charge of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.

The female was released with charges pending. The 36-year-old Avonport man will face a charge of possession of cannabis marijuana and the 35-year-old Melanson man will face charges of possession of cocaine and possession of cannabis marijuana.

Both men have been released to appear in Kentville court on the charges on May 12.