Police Make Drug Bust After Attempted Vehicle Stop

An attempted vehicle stop by Fredericton police last month resulted in its members seizing a significant amount of drugs.

Officers tried on Feb. 15 to stop a vehicle, which they allege had previously been associated with illegal drug activity in the Fredericton area.

The driver failed to stop and fled from police, investigators said.

“After a short search, the vehicle was located in a parking lot and suspected drugs could be seen through the window,” reads a news release from the Fredericton Police Force.

Members of the Fredericton Police Force’s integrated enforcement unit (IEU) were called and executed a search warrant of the vehicle on Feb. 22.

During the search, which was conducted in accordance with the Controlled Drug and Substances Act, police seized a large amount of drugs, like methamphetamine, hydromorphone and zopiclone.

Officers also seized methylphenidate, a naloxone kit and a scale

“No arrests have yet been made [and] the investigation is still ongoing,” reads the news release from the Fredericton Police Force.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you can contact the Fredericton Police Force or submit anonymous tips through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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