Codiac RCMP Seize Firearms, Paraphernalia In Moncton Arrest

Codiac RCMP arrested three people and seized several items connected to an investigation in Moncton.

Officers searched an apartment on Bonaccord Street just before 6 a.m. on April 22 as part of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking.

During the search, police say they seized what is believed to be crack cocaine, a loaded revolver, a replica semi-automatic airsoft rifle, ammunition and drug trafficking paraphernalia.

Police arrested three people at the scene without incident.

The New Brunswick RCMP has arrested three people and seized drugs, a loaded restricted weapon, and drug trafficking paraphernalia in connection with an investigation in Moncton, N.B.

According to a press release, 32-year-old Edmond Babineau and 41-year-old Hugh John Ryan appeared before a Moncton judge via tele-remand. Both were charged with unauthorized possession of a restricted weapon.

The pair have been remanded into custody, with a bail hearing scheduled to make their next appearance in court on April 25 at 2 p.m. A 37-year-old Moncton woman was later released.

Codiac Crime Reduction Unit received help with the investigation from the New Brunswick RCMP’s Emergency Response Team, RCMP Police Dog Services and Codiac Regional RCMP.

Officers are reminding the public that if they suspect there is illegal drug activity in their neighbourhoods, they can contact local police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

This investigation remains ongoing.