Alleged Cocaine trafficker arrested

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Man charged with cocaine trafficking

June 10, 2019, Melville, Inverness County, Nova Scotia . . . On June 8, Inverness District RCMP and the Inverness/Richmond District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) made an arrest and searched a home in Melville, a small community Northeast of Port Hawkesbury.

As a result of the search, police seized cocaine and drug paraphernalia. Steven Leslie MacEachern, 25, of Melville was charged with Possessing Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking and Breaching of Recognizance (x 2). MacEachern was remanded into custody for court and is appearing today in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court.

The investigation is ongoing. Police file 2019811799 refers. Anyone with any information about drug trafficking are encouraged to call police or should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.