Investigation into cocaine trafficking results in two people arrested and drugs seized: New Brunswick

Moncton, New Brunswick – A man and a woman, both from Moncton, have been arrested and a quantity of drugs seized following the execution of search warrants at three addresses in Moncton.

In the early morning hours of November 28, 2020, police executed a search warrant at an address on Université Avenue in Moncton. A 40-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman were arrested at this location. Search warrants were also executed at two addresses on Dominion Street in Moncton.

From the three locations, police seized what is believed to be cocaine, Hydromophone pills, marijuana, contraband cigarettes, cash, drug paraphernalia and several cell phones.

Investigation into cocaine trafficking results in two people arrested and drugs seized
(RCMP) Investigation into cocaine trafficking results in two people arrested and drugs seized

This investigation into cocaine trafficking is part of a coordinated law enforcement approach that involves resources from the New Brunswick RCMP, Woodstock Police Force and Fredericton Police Force. This is a continuing effort by police to focus on disrupting and dismantling the trafficking of illegal drugs in our province, targeting those causing the most harm in our communities.

The man is being held in custody and is scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court on December 1, 2020. The woman was released on conditions pending a court appearance at a later date.

The investigation is ongoing.

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.

RCMP New Brunswick



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