Month-long investigation results in two South Shore residents arrested on drug charges

A woman from Western Shore and a man from Bridgewater have been charged with numerous drug offences after the Integrated South Shore Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) led a month-long investigation.

The investigation resulted in two people being arrested following a traffic stop near Gold River.

Lunenburg County General Investigative Section and the Criminal Intelligence Service of Nova Scotia (CISNS) South Shore assisted with the investigation and subsequent charges that also resulted in the search of a home in Western Shore.

Cash, cocaine and several other types of drugs were found during the searches of the vehicle and home. Both individuals arrested appeared in court on March 12.

Jill Corine Demont, 43, of Western Shore faces the following charges: possession of the following drugs for the purpose of trafficking - cocaine, methylphenidate, MDMA, psilocybin, methamphetamine; as well as possession of benzocaine with the intent that it will be used to traffic in cocaine.

Demont was released and is scheduled to return to Bridgewater Provincial Court on April 10.

Quentin Maurice Sykes, 37, of Bridgewater faces the following charges of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking; and breach of probation.

Sykes was remanded into custody and will appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on March 14.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this or similar incidents is asked to contact Lunenburg District RCMP at 902-527-5555. 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.

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