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Man Faces Drug Charges and Warrant for Arrest

A 28-year-old man who was arrested on May 6th and failed to appear for his court date on July 6th, 2022 now has a warrant issued for his arrest. Matthew LeBlanc is charged with Possession of property obtained by crime, possession of a prohibited weapon, CDSA – Trafficking Schedule I substance and Unauthorized Possession in a Motor Vehicle.

On Friday, May 6th, 2022, during routine patrols on the City’s Northside, officers of the Fredericton Police Force’s Patrol Team observed a pick-up truck with a smashed back rear window and a male occupant slouched over the wheel. The pick-up truck was discovered to have been reported as stolen.

Upon searching the vehicle officers discovered a set of brass knuckles, a bag of 990 suspected methamphetamine pills, drug paraphernalia and a sum of cash.

Anyone with any information about Mr. LeBlanc and his whereabouts is asked to contact police at 460-2300 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Date:               July 7, 2022                                        Fredericton Police Force

Time:               4:00 p.m.                                             311 Queen Street

Contact:          Heather Webb                                     Fredericton, New Brunswick  

                                                                                    E3B 1B1   

Phone:             (506) 460-2777                                   Email: fpfmedia@fredericton.ca

File: 22-9601