Eskasoni RCMP charges two with drug trafficking

September 14, 2019
Eskasoni First Nation, Nova Scotia

News release

Eskasoni RCMP has charged two people with trafficking hydromorphone.

On September 12 at approximately 4 p.m., Eskasoni RCMP searched a home on Cremos Ln and seized hydromorphone and cash. Two people were arrested and both were charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance:

  • Sherman Matthew Cremo, 29, of Eskasoni
  • Rolanda Kelly Dennis, 26, of Eskasoni

Cremo and Dennis were remanded and are both scheduled to appear in Sydney Provincial Court on September 16. These latest charges are the tenth for drug trafficking laid since Eskasoni RCMP, together with the Chief and Counsel of Eskasoni First Nation, initiated a drug enforcement and crime reduction project. Since the beginning of the project, police have seized thousands of dollars in cash and a large amount of prescription pills.

Members of the community are encouraged to contact the RCMP at 902-379-2822 to report information about drug use or crime in the community. Reports can be made anonymously by calling Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File # 20191393039

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Contact information

Cst. Jeff Wilson
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP
Phone: 902-222-0154
Jeff.wilson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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