Police seize drugs and weapons, 34-year-old man arrested

January 6, 2023
Moncton, New Brunswick

News release


Seized items

The Codiac Regional RCMP has arrested a 34-year-old man from Moncton, and seized drugs and weapons as part of an ongoing investigation.

On January 5, 2023, at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Codiac Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) executed a search warrant at a residence on Pacific Avenue in Moncton. During the search, police seized quantities of what are believed to be cocaine and methamphetamine. Police also seized several firearms including a .22 caliber handgun with a loaded magazine, several prohibited weapons, drug paraphernalia and cash. Police also recovered a stolen scooter.

A 34-year-old man from Moncton was arrested and later released from custody. He is scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court in May 2023.

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.


Contact information

Sgt. Marco Leger
Codiac Regional RCMP

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