A 33-year-old Eskasoni man has been released on conditions after being charged with a drug offence.
Vincent Dustin Clarke Francis is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking involving oxycodone. He was charged last week after a vehicle stop in Eskasoni.
Among the conditions of his release, Francis is to live at an address in Indian Brook, Hants County, and is to refrain from alcohol and illegal drugs. He is also to report, by phone, once a week to Eskasoni RCMP and is to abide by a curfew.
A plea on the charge is now expected Aug. 19.