Moncton man charged after firearms and drugs seized from motel
A 26-year-old man from Moncton has been arrested and charged following the execution of a search warrant at a Moncton motel.
HALIFAX -- A 26-year-old man from Moncton, N.B., has been arrested and charged after firearms and drugs were seized from a Moncton motel room.
Codiac Regional RCMP say at about 9 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a report of suspicious activity at the Thriftlodge Motel on Mountain Road. A 26-year-old man was arrested at the scene.
Police then searched one of the motel rooms and located two loaded shotguns and a loaded handgun, a quantity of cocaine, scales, and cash.
Nathaniel Bourque, 26, of Moncton has been charged with careless use of a firearm, as well as theft under $5,000 in connection with an outstanding warrant on an unrelated matter.
Bourque has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court on Monday.