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RCMP lays charges after two-month drug trafficking investigation

The traffic stop was part of a two month investigation into drug trafficking in Colchester County
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RCMP vehicle (Meghan Groff/HalifaxToday.ca)

NEWS RELEASE
NOVA SCOTIA RCMP
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Colchester RCMP has charged two men with drug related offences following a traffic stop and drug seizure.

The traffic stop was part of a two month investigation into drug trafficking in Colchester County.

On October 9, RCMP conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle on Juniper Street in Truro. The driver and passenger, both men, were taken into custody.  As a result of the traffic stop, officers seized a quantity of cocaine. 

28-year-old Phillip Michael Werkman of Brookfield is charged with Trafficking Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking and Failure to Comply with Release Order Conditions.  

Ali Naser, 44-years-old, of Truro is facing charges of Trafficking Cocaine and  Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking.  

Both were released from custody the same day and are scheduled to appear in Truro Provincial Court on November 18.

The investigation is ongoing.




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