Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Duo Arrested after Montreal Border Agents Spot N.S.-Bound Ecstasy Shipment

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Duo Arrested after Montreal Border Agents Spot N.S.-Bound Ecstasy Shipment

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Border agents spot N.S.-bound ecstasy

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SOUTH RAWDON, N.S. - Two Nova Scotians in their 50s are facing drug charges after Montreal border agents intercepted an ecstasy shipment from Germany.

Police say a package containing about a kilogram of suspected ecstasy tablets was destined for South Rawdon, N.S.

Canada Border Services Agency officers spotted it at a Montreal mail processing centre, and notified the Nova Scotia RCMP's organized crime section.

On Jan. 3, CBSA and RCMP officers arrested a 51-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman at a South Rawdon home, and seized the package.

The RCMP said Monday they found more ecstasy during a search of the house, as well as cocaine, drug paraphernalia, cash and an "unsafely stored firearm with ammunition."

The two face charges of importation of a controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance. …

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