A Halifax marijuana dispensary employee is now facing drug trafficking charges, that were prompted by a police investigation into a robbery at the business.
Halifax Regional Police say they responded to the robbery at Scotia Green Dispensary on Spring Garden Road at 9:39 p.m. on Monday.
It’s alleged two masked men armed with a gun had stolen money and products from the shop. They’re also believed to have robbed customers.
As a result of the investigation, police say members of the Integrated General Investigation Section and Guns and Gangs Unit executed a search warrant at the dispensary on Tuesday evening.
A 33-year-old employee of the dispensary was arrested. He’s facing charges of trafficking controlled substances.
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Meanwhile, the investigation into Monday’s robbery continues. Police say the suspects had fled the area on foot and no one was injured during the incident.
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