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Media Report for Tuesday February 17th, 2015

Tue February 17, 2015

The Saint John Police Force responded to 105 calls for service.

On February 4th, 2015 our Street Crime Unit arrested a 54 year old male on St. Andrews Street in uptown Saint John following a drug investigation.
This male when arrested was found in possession of a large quantity of what is believed to be Crack Cocaine, Dialaudid pills and Canadian currency. 
He is expected to make a Provincial Court appearance in the near future facing Criminal charges of Possession for the purposes of Trafficking Crack Cocaine, Possession of Dialaudid and Proceeds of Crime.

On February 13th, 2015 our Street Crime Unit with the assistance of Patrol members conducted a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at an address off of Alma Street.  Three persons were arrested, one male age 49, two females ages 14 and 36.  Seized during the execution of this search warrant was a quantity of marijuana, Canadian Currency and dialaudid pills.
All 3 suspects were released on conditions.  The 14 year old female has been issued a future court date of March 25th, 2015 while the two adults were issued for April 28th, 2015 at 9:00am.  They are all facing charges of Possession for the purposes of trafficking Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana / dialaudid and Proceeds of Crime.

Yesterday at approximately 9:30am we responded to the report of several vehicles involved in a collision on Highway #1 Westbound near Spruce Lake.
As a result of the weather and road conditions a decision was made to close Highway #1 near this area. The highway was closed for most of the day, opening up last evening.

At 2:04am, early this morning, we responded to gun shots being fired at a residence off of Main Street, North End.  Our preliminary investigation revealed a gunshot being fired at a residence, which entered inside this building while the occupants were inside.  No one was injured as a result of this shooting. Our Identification Unit was called out and has forensically processed the scene. Our Major Crime Unit is investigating.

Lastly to report, at 5:32am we responded to a break and enter at a residence off of Cranston Avenue in the North end. The occupants of this residence were asleep when the culprit(s) entered this home.
One of the home owners awoke to some noise and confronted a male suspect who was described as being approximately 5’ 7” tall wearing a dark hoody.  This suspect took off running and was believed to have jumped into a gold colored Chevrolet  Cavalier or Sunfire type vehicle.  Our investigation is currently continuing.