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Mounties seized a number of items as part an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in Riverview. Image: Submitted/New Brunswick RCMP

2 arrests in Riverview drug trafficking investigation

By Brad Perry May 19, 2023 | 1:29 PM

Charges have been laid against two people following a months-long drug trafficking investigation in Riverview.

Mounties say they began an investigation last fall into the trafficking of illegal drugs in the community.

On May 11, officers executed a search warrant at a residence on McDowell Avenue as part of the investigation.

They seized quantities of suspected cocaine and methamphetamine, along with drug trafficking paraphernalia, a weapon and money.

Police said they also recovered a previously stolen motorcycle, various tools, and an electric bike which has since been returned to its owner.

A 31-year-old man was arrested at the scene and a 37-year-old woman was later arrested at another location.

They both appeared in court Monday and were charged with eight offences, including:

  • possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine
  • possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine
  • two Counts of Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000
  • unsafe storage of a firearm
  • careless use of a firearm
  • possession of a weapon for the dangerous purpose
  • unauthorized possession of a firearm

Both were released from custody and are due back in court on June 26.


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