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Fredericton Police Force Street Crime Unit makes two arrests

As a result of an ongoing investigation into numerous break and enter files in Fredericton, the Fredericton Police Street Crime Unit, with the assistance of the Crime Analyst , arrested two adult males on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

38-year old Joel Brent Smith of no fixed address appeared in court on Friday, November 1 to face charges of Possession of property obtained by crime, Failure to comply with conditions of an undertaking, and Failure to comply with a probation order. Smith also has several pending criminal matters before the court, and has been held in custody for another court appearance next week.

The second individual, a 51-year old Lincoln man was released on conditions, and issued a Promise to Appear for December 16, 2019.

The Street Crime Unit was implemented as part of a recent organizational restructuring, focusing on ongoing criminal activity within the city.