RCMP say drugs, cash, and weapons seized from Amherst home

RCMP say drugs, cash, and weapons have been seized from a home in Amherst. 

The Cumberland Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit with help from the Amherst Police Department executed two search warrants in the area on Friday. 

Police say methamphetamine, marijuana, cash, firearms, and other weapons including prohibited knives and bear spray were seized from one of the homes.

Forty-year-old Steven Jason Mackay has been charged with two counts of possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking, possession of marijuana, production of marijuana, unauthorized possession of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon, unsafe storage of a firearm, and failing to comply with an undertaking. 
 
Mackay has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Amherst provincial court on Monday.