Drug trafficking charges laid against three people in Amherst

Three people from Amherst are facing drug trafficking charges following the search of a home on Albion Street last week.

The Cumberland County Integrated Street Crime Unit, with assistance from Amherst Police Department and Cumberland District RCMP, carried out the search on February 7th, seizing methamphetamine, oxycodone, cocaine, and marijuana .

A 31-year-old woman is charged with possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking, while a 54-year-old woman is charged with possession of oxycodone for the purpose of trafficking.

RCMP say a 58-year-old man faces possession of both methamphetamine and cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.

All three individuals are scheduled to appear in Amherst Provincial Court on March 19th.