Sussex Drug Bust Leads To Two Arrests

A drug investigation by the Saint John Police Force and the Sussex RCMP resulted in the seizure of drugs and charges being laid against two people.

Saint John police say the force’s street crime integrated enforcement unit helped arrest a 49-year-old man and 32-year-old woman in Sussex.

During the arrest, Investigators say they seized the following items:

  • Approximately 1 ounce of a substance believed to be cocaine
  • Numerous pills, including what is believed to be hydromorphone
  • $4,000 in Canadian cash

Officers say both accused appeared in court on Friday and were charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and hydromorphone.

They also face charges for possession of property obtained by crime.

Police say they remanded the pair to jail until bail hearings on Jan. 3.

The Integrated Enforcement Unit consists of officers from the Saint John Police, Kennebecasis Regional Police Force and New Brunswick’s department of justice and public safety.

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