One man is facing drug charges after a Cape Breton Regional Police investigation into illegal organized crime activities.
Police seized $120,000 worth of drugs, including 600 grams of pure cocaine, shatter (cannabis resin), Ritalin, hashish, and $12,000 in cash after searching two homes Friday on Phalen Road.
Officers also seized clothing affiliated with the Black Pistons motorcycle club and arrested two men. Officers then searched a McKeen Street address, identified as the home of the Black Pistons and Outlaws motorcycle clubs, where they arrested two more men on weapons and liquor charges and seized the Black Pistons and Outlaws clothing they were wearing.
Charged are Colton Ben Kiley, 31, of Glace Bay who is scheduled to appear in provincial court Tuesday. He is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking in cocaine, possession for the purpose of trafficking in Ritalin and possession of property obtained by crime (money).
David Kyri King, 46, of Glace Bay, is scheduled to appear in provincial court Nov. 9 charged with possession of a prohibited weapon and the illegal sale of alcohol under the Liquor Control Act.
Andrew Jim Roberts, 36, of Glace Bay is to appear in provincial court Nov. 16 to enter pleas on numerous counts of breaching court orders.
A fourth person, not associated with the motorcycle clubs, also faces drug charges. The 62-year-old Glace Bay man is to appear in provincial court Oct. 26 charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking in cocaine, possession for the purpose of trafficking in Ritalin and possession of property obtained by crime (money).
Anyone with information that could assist with the investigation is asked to please contact police at 902-563-5151 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers.