Amherst man facing drug trafficking, weapon charges: RCMP

RCMP say a 29-year-old man is facing drug trafficking and weapon charges after a search warrant was executed at an Amherst home. 

The warrant was executed by the Cumberland Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) at the home on Patterson Street on Thursday. 

Police say cocaine, cannabis marijuana, and evidence of drug trafficking were seized as a result. 

The Amherst man was arrested and has been charged with trafficking cocaine, methamphetamine, crystal methamphetamine, cannabis marijuana, and cannabis resin as well as two counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. 

The man has since been released and is set to appear in court on September 17th.