Four people arrested and drugs seized in Canterbury, N.B.

Canterbury, New Brunswick – Four people have been arrested in Canterbury, N.B. as part of an investigation into drug trafficking.

On October 30, 2020, police executed a search warrant at two apartments in a single building on Main Street in Canterbury. Police seized a quantity of drugs, drug paraphernalia, two pellet guns and ammunition.

Two men, ages 32 and 40, were arrested along with two women, ages 26 and 30. All are from Canterbury. The 26-year-old woman was held in custody on an outstanding warrant. The other three individuals were released pending future court appearances.

Police seized a quantity of drugs, drug paraphernalia, two pellet guns and ammunition.
Police seized a quantity of drugs, drug paraphernalia, two pellet guns and ammunition.

There were four children, all under the age of 12, found in the home. As a result of conditions seen within the home, an investigation into child negligence is underway.

The investigation was conducted as part of a coordinated law enforcement approach that involves resources from the New Brunswick RCMP, Woodstock Police Force and Fredericton Police Force. These efforts focus on disrupting and dismantling the trafficking of illegal drugs in our province, targeting those causing the most harm in our communities.

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.

New Brunswick RCMP



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