Police Briefs

Six people charged with drug offences after search of home in North Kentville

Drugs seized by police.

Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at a home in North Kentville on Nov. 10, 2023.

Police say that the Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from the Kings District RCMP General Investigation Section, Kings District RCMP, and the Kentville Police Service General Investigation Section, executed a warrant at a home on Mee Road in North Kentville.

Police arrested four men and two women in the home and seized cocaine, psilocybin, methamphetamine, scales, cash, and cellular phones.

In a release police said, "Laura Llewellyn, 39, from North Kentville, Reece Jones, 24, from New Minas, Christopher Mackenzie, 47, from Canning, Danielle Smith, 41, from Gypsum Mines, Douglas Upshaw, 34, from Ardoise and Allen Mahaney, 57, from Kentville, have all been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (3 counts) and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime."

The six people accused were released on conditions and are scheduled to appear in Kentville Provincial Court on Jan. 24, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.