Springhill pair facing numerous drug & firearm charges

The RCMP have arrested two people following a six-month long drug trafficking investigation in Cumberland County.

Police arrested 38-year-old John Alan Russel Warner and 27-year-old Nicole Doris Gallant, both of Springhill, during a traffic stop near Oxford on February 20.

Officers seized a loaded handgun, crystal methamphetamine, methamphetamine in tablet form, cocaine, hydromorphone, cash, and drug paraphernalia from the vehicle. 

A search warrant was obtained for a home in Springhill where police also seized oxycodone, methadone, crystal methamphetamine and more drug paraphernalia. 

They appeared in court on the following charges:

  • Possession of Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Hydromorphone and Oxycodone for the Purpose of Trafficking 
  • Possession of Methadone 
  • Possession of a Loaded Restricted Firearm 
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized 
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm 
  • Unsafe Storage of a Firearm 
  • Possession of a Firearm Dangerous to the Public 
  • Possession of a Firearm Obtained by Crime 
  • Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle 
  • Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited 
  • Breach of Probation 
  • Obstructing a peace officer

Warner has been remanded into custody until February 26.

Gallant was released on conditions and is scheduled to return to court March 19.

The RCMP investigation continues.