Cumberland County man facing drug trafficking related charges

A 33-year-old Cumberland County man is facing drug charges following the search of an East Leicester home.

The home on Highway 304 was searched February 28, with officers discovering a large quantity of cocaine, cutting agent, marijuana and other items they say are indicative of drug trafficking.

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Amherst Provincial Court on May 28.

He's facing charges of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of items used to facilitate drug trafficking and production of marijuana.

The RCMP have not released his name.