One man arrested; drugs, contraband cigarettes and money seized in Greater Lakeburn, N.B.

Greater Lakeburn, New Brunswick – The New Brunswick RCMP has seized various types of drugs, contraband cigarettes and money, as part of an ongoing drug investigation that began in December 2020.

On February 16, police executed a search warrant at a residence on Route 132 in Greater Lakeburn, N.B.

Police seized various types of drugs including what is believed to be crystal methamphetamine and hydromorphone pills (Dilaudid). Police also seized ammunition, a prohibited weapon, contraband cigarettes, money and drug-trafficking paraphernalia.

Drugs, contraband cigarettes and money seized
(RCMP) Drugs, contraband cigarettes and money seized

A 45-year-old man from Moncton was arrested in connection with the ongoing drug investigation and later released pending a court appearance on May 7, 2021.

The investigation was conducted as part of a coordinated law enforcement approach that involves resources from the New Brunswick RCMP, as well as the Woodstock Police Force and Fredericton Police Force. The Miramichi Police Force and the Southeast RCMP Crime Reduction Unit also assisted with the investigation. 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



Please help by "sharing" our reports on your social media accounts.