Two Amherst men are facing drug trafficking charges following a vehicle stop during the early morning hours of January 8th, 2024. Both men have been arrested and are scheduled to appear in court on the charges.
Nicholas Ivan Davis, aged 34 of Amherst, Nova Scotia has been charged with:
Corey Gallagher, aged 43 of Amherst, Nova Scotia has been charged with:
Shortly after 1:30am on January 8th, 2024, Police conducted a traffic stop on Havelock Street in Amherst, NS. As a result of that traffic stop, 2 persons were arrested and a substantial amount of Crystal Methamphetamine, Cocaine and Canadian currency was located inside the vehicle. Police also located drug paraphernalia, which included electronic scales.
The Amherst Police Department often relies on assistance from the public, especially in regards to information in relation to drug trafficking and other matters that impact community safety and well-being. Anyone with information related to these, or other incidents is asked to contact the Amherst Police Department at 667-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
APD Media Contact:
Cpl. Tom Wood
The Amherst Police Department is engaged with other law enforcement agencies and partners in the Atlantic Methamphetamine Strategy, to curb the importation, production, sale and distribution of methamphetamine and its precursors in our region.
About the Atlantic Meth Strategy: The Atlantic Meth Strategy brings together law enforcement agencies and partners from the Atlantic provinces to share information and intelligence in a collective effort to curb the importation, production, sale and distribution of methamphetamine and its precursors in the region. The Atlantic strategy feeds into the National Meth Strategy (Closing in on Meth) coordinated by the Canadian Integrated Response to Organized Crime (CIROC).