The New Brunswick RCMP has arrested one person and seized a significant amount of drugs, including what is believed to be crystal methamphetamine and ecstasy pills, as well as weapons in Moncton, N.B.
During the evening hours of January 11, 2021, members of the Codiac Regional RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance at an apartment building on Kingmere Court. Once on scene, police found drugs inside the apartment and a 21-year-old woman from Moncton was arrested at the scene.
Later that evening, police executed a search warrant at the same residence and seized a significant amount of what is believed to be crystal methamphetamine, ecstasy pills, cannabis and hashish, as well as a prohibited firearm, a conducted energy weapon, various drug paraphernalia and an amount of cash.
Emma Gilker, 21, appeared in Moncton Provincial Court by way of tele-remand on January 12 and was charged with:
- possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking
- possession of methylenedioxyamphetamine (ecstasy) for the purpose of trafficking
- possession of a prohibited firearm
- possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
- unsafe storage of a firearm
- unauthorized possession of a firearm
- possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized.
She was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in court on January 14, at 2:15 p.m., for a bail hearing.
The investigation is ongoing.
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.