Charges laid after cocaine seized in Inverness

Two people from Inverness have been charged with drug trafficking related offences.

The RCMP, with assistance from Inverness/Richmond District Street Crime Enforcement Unit, executed a search warrant at a home on Celtic Drive in the community on Saturday, where they seized cocaine, a cutting agent, cash, and drug paraphernalia during the search.

Twenty-three-year-old Terrance Anthony Harper and 19-year-old Janelle Anne Larade are each charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possessing equipment used to assist with trafficking cocaine, and unsafe storage of a firearm.

Harper was remanded into custody, pending a court appearance today in Port Hawkesbury, while Larade is due in court at a later date.