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Arrests Made Under Controlled Drugs & Susbtances Act

Tue August 21, 2012

Joseph Henri Lambert, age 50, of Lambert Court, Rothesay and Andrew Brian Lambert, age 29, of Hooper Drive, Rothesay were arrested following a 5 month investigation by members of the Fundy Integrated Intelligence Unit and the Street Crime Unit for drug related offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

On August 20th, 2012 members of the Saint John Police Force, RCMP, Rothesay Regional Police Force and Canada Border Services Agency executed 2 Search Warrants in Saint John and 1 in Rothesay. 

Seized in the raids were 34 pounds of marijuana, over a pound of hashish, 27 marijuana plants, 400 prescription pills, a half-pound of cocaine and over $10,000 in cash.  The drugs seized have a street value in excess of $362,000.  A semi-automatic handgun was also seized during the investigation. 

Joseph and Andrew Lambert made an appearance in Court August 20th, 2012 and have been remanded into custody and will appear in Court again on August 21st, 2012 at 13:30 hours to set a bail hearing date.   

A 49 year old woman, a 27 year old woman, a 51 year old man, a 27 year old man and a 25 year old man were also arrested and released and will appear in court at a later date to face drug related charges.

Sergeant Jay Henderson
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