The New Brunswick RCMP arrested a man and seized significant quantities of drugs, drug paraphernalia and money as part of an ongoing drug investigation in Moncton, N.B.
On September 1, 2021, police executed a warrant at a home on Anastasia Crescent as part of a drug-trafficking investigation. A 24-year-old man was arrested at the scene and police observed drug-trafficking paraphernalia in plain sight.
Police executed a second search warrant of the home the following day and seized significant quantities of crystal methamphetamine, cash, drug-paraphernalia and a stolen all-terrain vehicle.
This investigation was the result of a joint operation between the Codiac Crime Reduction Unit, the Codiac Regional RCMP and the Provincial Crime Reduction Unit, which includes police officers from the New Brunswick RCMP, Woodstock Police Force and Fredericton Police Force. These efforts focus on disrupting and dismantling the trafficking of illegal drugs in our province, targeting those causing the most harm in our communities.
The public plays an important role in helping to reduce, prevent and solve crime, including the trafficking of illegal drugs. Anyone with information about, or who suspects, illegal drug activity in their neighbourhood is asked to contact their local police. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.
The investigation is ongoing.