Teen charged after police seize drugs, loaded firearm in Fredericton
The Fredericton Police Force seized a large quantity of drugs, weapons and cash during a safety check on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2016. (Fredericton Police Force)
A 16-year-old boy is facing a slew of charges after police seized a large amount of drugs, weapons and cash during a safety check in Fredericton on Thursday.
The Fredericton Police Force says officers called for backup after they encountered a fortified building at a multi-unit residential complex in Fredericton’s north end.
A search warrant was executed, resulting in officers seizing 986 grams of methamphetamine, 889 grams of cocaine, two firearms – one of which was loaded – and $3,600 in cash.
Police estimate the street value of the drugs seized is $178,000.
The 16-year-old boy, who cannot be identified, is facing the following charges:
- Possession of Methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking
- Possession of Cocaine for the purpose of trafficking
- Unsafe storage of firearms
- Unlawful Possession of Firearms
- Proceeds of Crime
- Possession of a Prohibited Device