Drugs seized following traffic stop in Eskasoni

Eskasoni, Nova Scotia

News release

Following a targeted traffic stop, Eskasoni RCMP arrested a woman and seized a quantity of prescription pills.

On August 22 at approximately 9:40 p.m., a member of Eskasoni RCMP stopped a vehicle on Shore Rd. in Eskasoni. The vehicle was searched, and as a result, police seized quantities of Oxycodone and Valium, and cash. The driver, a 28-year-old woman from Indian Brook, was arrested and is facing two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking. She was held in custody overnight and will appear in Sydney Provincial Court today.

The investigation is ongoing.