The Caraquet RCMP has arrested a 35-year-old man, and seized drugs and weapons as part of a drug trafficking investigation in Caraquet, N.B.
On June 24, 2022 at approximately 2:50 p.m., the Caraquet RCMP, with assistance from the Tracadie RCMP Community Crime Reduction Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence on St-Simon Road. During the search, police seized two unsecured rifles, an unsecured shotgun, a crossbow, and ammunition. Police also seized quantities of what is believed to be methamphetamine pills, cocaine, cannabis products, contraband cigarettes, money, and drug trafficking paraphernalia.
A 35-year old man from the community was arrested at the scene. He was later released pending a future court appearance.
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.