Miramichi, New Brunswick – An additional eight charges have been laid against 36-year-old Fredericton man convicted of drug trafficking.
Jesse Michael Joe was convicted on August 29, 2017, of trafficking a schedule 1 substance and failing to comply with a probation order. He has been remanded in custody pending a sentencing hearing on October 20.
The new charges were laid on August 14 and 21, and include:
- Trafficking fentanyl
- Criminal negligence causing bodily harm
- Obstruction of justice
- Two counts of trafficking oxycodone
- Three counts of failure to comply with a probation order.
He will appear in court on October 2 to answer to these additional charges.
The charges are the result of a complex RCMP investigation following reports of drug trafficking and drug overdoses on the Esgenoôpetitj First Nation in April 2017.
New Brunswick RCMP
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