New Minas, Nova Scotia – The Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit has charged two people with drug offences in New Minas.
On March 30, 2023, as part of an ongoing investigation, the Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at a home on Castle Loma Dr. in New Minas. Officers located two people at the home and both were safely arrested. During the search, officers located and seized Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Psilocybin, Prescription medication, a rifle, pepper spray, an imitation handgun, ammunition, cash, scales and packaging.
Justin Dakota Wheaton, 34, and Gillian Leigh Anderson, 38, both of New Minas, have been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (2 counts), Careless Use of a Firearm and Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm.
Wheaton is also charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.
Both were released on conditions and will appear in Kentville Provincial Court on May 23, 2023.
The investigation was assisted by the Kings District RCMP General Investigation Section, South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, Lunenburg District RCMP, the Bridgewater Police Service, the Kentville Police Service and the Criminal Intelligence Service of Nova Scotia.
File #: 2023-265039
Note: The Valley Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit is comprised of members of the Kings District RCMP and Kentville Police Service. The South Shore Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit is comprised of members of the Lunenburg District RCMP and the Bridgewater Police Service.
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