Tobique First Nation Man charged in connection with drug seizure

Perth-Andover, New Brunswick – A 27-year-old man from the Tobique First Nation has been charged with several offences, in connection a seizure of various drugs in Perth-Andover last week.

On November 27, 2019, members of the West District RCMP’s Crime Reduction Unit and the Woodstock and Perth-Andover RCMP detachments, executed a search warrant at a residence on Fort Road.

During the search, police seized quantities of what is believed to be methamphetamine, cocaine, and prescription medication.

Drug Arrest
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Philip Bennett Sappier appeared in Woodstock Provincial Court on December 2 and was charged with the following offences:

Possession for the purpose of trafficking (methamphetamine)

Possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine)

Possession for the purpose of trafficking (codeine)

Failure to comply with a firearms prohibition order

Failure to comply with a probation order

Philip Sappier was remanded into custody, and is scheduled to return to court on December 10 to enter a plea.

The investigation is continuing.

Woodstock RCMP

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