Two men and a woman could face charges after Department of Justice and Public Safety peace officers recently seized contraband cannabis products in Saint John and Moncton. Photo shows items seized in Moncton.
Peace officers with the Department of Justice and Public Safety recently seized contraband cigarettes and illegal liquor in the Campbellton area and arrested three men in three separate incidents.
Cannabis and other items were seized from two businesses in Moncton last week by investigators with the Department of Justice and Public Safety’s Safer Communities program. Pictured are some of the products seized.
Cannabis and other items were seized from businesses in Fredericton and Dieppe on Feb. 2 by investigators with the Department of Justice and Public Safety’s Safer Communities program. Shown are some of the cannabis products seized in Dieppe, after a warrant was executed at Green Buddha/Giggles to Go.
Staff of the Department of Justice and Public Safety and the Woodstock Police Force seized about 35,000 contraband cigarettes in January.
Fredericton property closed following investigation under the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act
A property at 439 Osmond Lane in Fredericton was recently closed following an investigation that found it was being used for illegal drug activity.
The provincial government, the RCMP and the New Brunswick Association of Chiefs of Police today provided an update on crime trends in the province as well as information on initiatives underway to reduce it. From left: Fredericton police Chief Martin Gaudet; Woodstock police Chief Gary Forward, who is also president of the New Brunswick Association of Chiefs of Police; Assistant ...
Peace officers with the Department of Justice and Public Safety, with support from the Codiac Regional RCMP, executed a search warrant in Moncton on Oct. 13 and seized about $136,000 worth of cannabis, cannabis products, vaping products and money.
Peace officers with the Department of Justice and Public Safety, with support from the Codiac Regional RCMP, executed a search warrant in Moncton on Aug. 31 and seized about $280,000 worth of drugs, cannabis, tobacco and currency from an illegal cannabis dispensary.
Designs for the new Fredericton courthouse, which will be located on King Street between Regent Street and Carleton Street, were revealed today. From left: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Jill Green; and Justice and Public Safety Minister Hugh J. Flemming.
Updated COVID-19 vaccination plan / seven new cases / update on high schools / AstraZeneca vaccination clinics
The provincial government announced updates to its COVID-19 vaccination plan today. Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health, participated in today’s news conference.
Preparations have begun for the third provincewide emergency preparedness exercise, scheduled for June 2020. Front row, from left: Fredericton Mayor Mike O’Brien; Danielle Charron, executive director of the Association of Municipal Administrators of New Brunswick; Michel Soucy, president of the Association francophone des municipalités du Nouveau-Brunswick; Greg MacCallum, director of the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization; Stacey Cooling, chief of ...
The provincial government has eliminated the fees for licence plates for volunteer firefighters, effective Jan. 2, 2020. From left: provincial Fire Marshal Michael Lewis; Charlie Kavanaugh, president of the New Brunswick Association of Fire Chiefs and chief of the Grand Falls Fire Department; Murray Crouse, chief of the Upper Kingsclear Fire Department; Public Safety Minister Carl Urquhart; and Education and ...
Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6-12 in New Brunswick. This year's theme, Not every hero wears a cape – Plan and practice your escape! focuses on the importance of home-escape planning. From left: Fredericton fire chief Dwayne Killingbeck; Public Safety Minister Carl Urquhart; mascot Sparky; Premier Blaine Higgs; Fire Marshal Mike Lewis; and Jeff Cross, chief fire investigator, Department of ...
Department of Public Safety enforcement officers will be on the lookout for a variety of safety violations as New Brunswick takes part in the annual International Roadcheck program, June 4-6. From left: Supt. John Lunney of the Department of Public Safety’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement division; Public Safety Minister Carl Urquhart, and Officer Todd Cavanaugh.
The Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick (PLEIS-NB), in partnership with the Department of Public Safety’s Victims Services program, has developed a new storybook resource to help children before testifying in court. From left: Leanne Fitch, chief of the Fredericton Police Force; Deborah Doherty, executive director of PLEIS-NB; and Public Safety Minister Carl Urquhart.
The New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization is reminding people in communities that are prone to flooding to prepare for the spring freshet. From left: Jill Maepea, warning preparedness meteorologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada; Greg MacCallum, director of the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization; and Jasmin Boisvert, water resources specialist with the Department of Environment and Local Government.
Public Safety Minister Carl Urquhart met with members of the New Maryland Volunteer Fire Department on April 2. From left: Harry Farrell, New Maryland Fire Chief; Environment and Local Government Minister Jeff Carr; Lorne Dalton, volunteer firefighter; Urquhart; Kevin Kaye, volunteer firefighter.
A documentary entitled The Silent Witness Journey: Two Women’s Stories was launched in Fredericton during a symposium on intimate partner violence and homicide. The video chronicles the creation of Silent Witness silhouettes of two First Nation women who died from gender-based violence. Among those participating in the symposium was Service New Brunswick Minister Sherry Wilson, who is also the minister ...
A 37-year-old Mill Cove man has been fined $144,860 for transporting unstamped tobacco products. Christopher Miller was sentenced on March 20 after pleading guilty in Edmundston provincial court in December.
The River Watch program will officially start today to provide New Brunswickers with information on the status of rivers, potential ice jams and other flood issues across the province over the coming weeks. From left: Jill Maepea, warning preparedness meteorologist, Environment and Climate Change Canada; Jasmin Boisvert, specialist with the water sciences section, Department of Environment and Local Government; Greg ...
Officials met in Fredericton today to plan for Brunswick Bravo 2019, a provincewide emergency preparedness exercise scheduled in May. The one-day exercise will be based upon the scenario of damaging weather across the province and is designed to give communities, municipalities, First Nations and local service districts an opportunity to practice their respective roles during an emergency. The exercise is ...
Enforcement officers with the Department of Public Safety, in partnership with the Fredericton Police Force, seized 20,044 unstamped cigarettes on Jan. 27 as part of an ongoing investigation in the Fredericton region.
A 59-year-old Grand Falls man has been sentenced to fines of $132,317 for transporting unstamped tobacco products. Camille Rossignol was sentenced on Jan. 16 after pleading guilty in Edmundston provincial court last October. He was charged under two sections of the Tobacco Tax Act.
A 52-year-old man from Princedale, N.S., pleaded guilty in Edmundston provincial court to transportation of unstamped tobacco products. John David Dukeshire was arrested after the search of a pickup truck last June revealed 226,381 unstamped cigarettes.