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Kings County men charged with trafficking cocaine following search in Port Williams

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Two Kings County men have been charged with possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking following the search of a Port Williams home.

 

PORT WILLIAMS, NS - Two men have been charged after police searched a Port Williams home and seized cocaine, cash, firearms and drug paraphernalia.

According to a news release from the RCMP, the Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (VISCEU) conducted the search in the late evening of Nov. 23 with assistance from the Kings District RCMP. During the search, which was part of an ongoing investigation, police seized 83 grams of cocaine, $6,000 in cash, two unsecured firearms and drug paraphernalia.

Police arrested Kristin Ryan Kirkpatrick, 34, of Port Williams and Dallas John Corbin, 35, of Kentville. The men have been charged with one count each of possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.

Kirkpatrick faces one count of unauthorized possession of a firearm and one count of unsafe storage of a firearm.

Both men have been released on conditions and are scheduled to appear in Kentville provincial court on Dec. 19. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Kings District RCMP at 902-679-5555 or 1-800-803-RCMP (7267). Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637). Members of the public can also submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.

Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.

The Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit (VISCEU) consists of members of the Kentville Police Service and Kings District RCMP.

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