Joel Dion Thomas (49) was arrested by members of the Street Crime Unit consisting of Officers from the Saint John Police Force, Kennebecasis Regional Police Force and the RCMP on October 02nd, 2014 Thursday evening near the Saint John Regional Correctional Center.
Seized in the arrest of the suspect was 27.9 grams of marijuana.
A Search Warrant was also executed in relation to the arrest of the suspect at his residence in the South End of the City. 72 grams of marijuana were seized as well as a quantity of cash. The combined street value of the marijuana is about $2000.
Thomas made a Court appearance on Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. to answer to a charge of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking marijuana and Possession of the Proceeds of crime and was remanded without plea. Mr. Thomas will be back in Court on Monday afternoon, October 06th, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. for a Bail Hearing.
Sgt. Stephen Wilson
Street Crime Unit NCO
Criminal Investigation Division
Saint John Police Force