Two men charged following seizure of explosive substances, drugs

Rexton, New Brunswick – Two men from Rexton, N.B. have been charged in connection with the seizure of explosive substances, firearms, weapons and drugs, following the execution of a search warrant in Rexton N.B.

On the morning of March 14, 2020, members of the Southeast District RCMP’s Crime Reduction Unit, Richibucto RCMP and the RCMP’s Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at a home on North Street.

During the search, police seized explosive substances, a quantity of drugs, firearms and other weapons. A 35-year-old man and a 40-year-old man were arrested during a traffic stop near the residence.

(RCMP) Seized Items
(RCMP) Seized Items

On March 18, 35-year-old Malcolm Tyler Hannay and 40-year-old Gerard Chevarie appeared in Moncton Provincial Court. Hannay has been charged with the following:

Trafficking of methamphetamine

Production of illegal cannabis by-products

Possession of an explosive substance

Three counts of possession of a weapon while prohibited

Three counts of unlawful storage of a firearm

Three counts of unlawful possession of a firearm

Reckless discharge of a firearm

Possession of a firearm without a licence

Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public

Forty-year-old Gerard Chevarie has been charged with the following:

Possession of an explosive substance

Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public

Driving while prohibited

Malcolm Tyler Hannay has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to return to court on April 1. Gerard Chevarie was released and is scheduled to return to court on June 9.

The investigation is ongoing.

Richibucto RCMP



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