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Man arrested, charged with drug and weapons offenses

After a traffic stop on Woodside Lane, Fredericton, NB, on Friday, May 14, 2021, the Fredericton Police Drugs and Organized Crime Unit arrested the driver who has been charged with multiple drug, firearms and other offenses.

Incident to arrest and search of the vehicle, which was stolen, police seized a prohibited sawed-off shotgun, machete, sword, and multiple break and enter tools. Police also seized suspected methamphetamine, cocaine, morphine and methylphenidate, with an estimated street value of $7,200.00.

Patrick Ian Myers, 36, appeared before a judge by way of a telephone remand on May 15 and has been charged with the following offenses:

  • driving while prohibited (two counts)
  • possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • possession of a stolen motor vehicle, over $5,000
  • fail to comply with probation order (two counts)
  • possession of prohibited firearm
  • possession of break-in instruments
  • unsafe storage of a firearm
  • CDSA - possession of CDSA (schedule I) methamphetamine
  • CDSA - possession of CDSA (schedule I) cocaine
  • CDSA - possession of CDSA (schedule I) morphine
  • CDSA - possession of CDSA (schedule III) methylphenidate

Mr. Myers will appear in court again on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.