Firearms and cocaine seized; two individuals arrested

On April 9, 2021, members of the Western Valley Region executed three search warrants simultaneously on Doherty Road

Holmesville, New Brunswick – The New Brunswick RCMP has arrested two people and seized nine firearms and what is believed to be cocaine, as part of an ongoing investigation in Holmesville, N.B.

On April 9, 2021, members of the Western Valley Region executed three search warrants simultaneously on Doherty Road. During the search, police seized nine firearms including some that were unsecured and one that was loaded. Police also seized a quantity of what is believed to be cocaine and other drug paraphernalia used in the drug-trafficking industry.

Firearms and cocaine seized; two individuals arrested
(RCMP) Firearms and cocaine seized; two individuals arrested

A 32-year old man from Holmesville and a 34-year-old man from Moose Mountain were arrested at the scene. The 32-year-old man was held in custody and will be appearing in court on April 12. The 34-year-old man was released on conditions pending a future court appearance.

Members of the Saint-Léonard RCMP, Police Dog Services and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (drone) assisted during the searches.

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.

The investigation is ongoing.

Western Valley Region RCMP

West District RCMP



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