HALIFAX -- A 36-year-old Fredericton man is facing multiple charges including possession of weapons, drugs and a stolen vehicle following a search on Friday.

Fredericton Police say on May 14, officers stopped a vehicle on Woodside Lane in Fredericton.

Upon searching the vehicle, which police say was stolen, officers seized a prohibited sawed-off shotgun, machete, sword, and multiple break and enter tools. Police also seized suspected methamphetamine, cocaine, morphine and methylphenidate, with an estimated street value of $7,200.

Patrick Ian Myers, 36, appeared before a judge by way of telephone remand on May 15 and has been charged with the following offenses:

  • driving while prohibited (two counts)
  • possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • possession of a stolen motor vehicle, over $5,000
  • fail to comply with probation order (two counts)
  • possession of prohibited firearm
  • possession of break-in instruments
  • unsafe storage of a firearm
  • possession of CDSA (schedule I) methamphetamine
  • possession of CDSA (schedule I) cocaine
  • possession of CDSA (schedule I) morphine
  • possession of CDSA (schedule III) methylphenidate

Myers is scheduled to appear in court again on Tuesday morning.