Haut-Aboujagane, New Brunswick – The New Brunswick RCMP has arrested a 57-year-old man, and seized several firearms in connection with an investigation into firearm offences following a drug investigation in Haut-Aboujagane, N.B.
On November 3, 2022, shortly before 1 p.m., members of the New Brunswick RCMP Provincial Crime Reduction Unit (PCRU) executed a search warrant at a residence on Aboujagane Road in connection with the investigation. During the search, police seized eight restricted handguns, four rifles, a shotgun, and several boxes of ammunition.
A 57-year-old man from the community was arrested at the scene. He was later released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court on January 13, 2023.
The investigation was conducted by the Provincial Crime Reduction Unit, which includes police officers from the New Brunswick RCMP and Fredericton Police Force. The National Weapons Enforcement Support Team is assisting with the ongoing investigation.
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.
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