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Arrests in Drug Trafficking Investigation


File: 23-3763

The Saint John Police Street Crime Integrated Enforcement Unit (I.E.U.) have made arrests in an on-going drug trafficking investigation.

On Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at approximately 2:00 p.m., as a result of an on-going investigation, members of the I.E.U. arrested three people in a vehicle in the North End of Saint John.

A 39-year-old woman was arrested for possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl and methamphetamine as well as possession of property obtained by crime and driving while suspended under the Motor Vehicle Act of New Brunswick. She appeared in court on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, and she was remanded to jail until June 22, 2023, for a bail hearing.

A 39-year-old man was arrested for possession of fentanyl and he was released from custody to appear in court on September 19, 2023.

A 22-year-old woman was also arrested and released without charges.

During the arrests and search of the vehicle, the following items were seized:

-approximately 40 grams of substance believed to be fentanyl
-approximately 1.26 grams of a substance believed to be cocaine
-approximately .49 grams of a substance believed to be crystal meth
-approximately $840 Canadian currency
-.357 replica pellet gun
-drug paraphernalia

The total street value of drugs seized is estimated to be between $25,000-$30,000.

The Integrated Enforcement Unit (I.E.U.) currently consists of officers from the Saint John Police, Kennebecasis Regional Police Force, New Brunswick Justice and Public Safety and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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