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Saint John police seize Percocet, hydromorphone in drug investigation

Saint John police seized drugs and cigarettes on June 19, 2024. (Source: Saint John Police Force) Saint John police seized drugs and cigarettes on June 19, 2024. (Source: Saint John Police Force)
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A 41-year-old man is facing several charges after the Saint John Police Force seized several drugs and cigarettes last week.

According to a news release from police, officers started an investigating into the trafficking of contraband tobacco and controlled drugs earlier this month. On June 19, they arrested the unnamed man and seized:

  • 102 packs of discount cigarettes with a street value of $510
  • 24 hydromorphone 2mg with a street value of $120
  • 17 Percocet (oxycodone) with a street value of $85
  • $1,675 in Canadian currency

The man was charged with:

  • possession for the purpose of trafficking
  • possession of property obtained by crime
  • possession of illegal tobacco for the purpose of trafficking

The accused will appear in court on Aug. 29.

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