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RCMP investigation into drugs and threats leads to charges

By News Oct 26, 2023 | 1:41 PM

An investigation into threats and a seizure in a New Brunswick community has led to charges.

RCMP has arrested a Dorchester man in connection with uttering threats and assault with a weapon.

The 46-year-old man was taken into custody on October 19th.

The following day, police searched a home where they seized a firearm, knives, ammunition, and a prohibited weapon. Police also seized quantities of what is believed to be cannabis, fentanyl, oxycodone, and contraband cigarettes.

The man is facing charges of :

  • Possession of fentanyl for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of oxycodone for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking
  • Uttering threats
  • Possession of a firearm while prohibited
  • Unlawful possession of a weapon
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Impaired operation of a motor vehicle

He was remanded into custody and is scheduled to return to court on November 2.