Teen arrested after drug seizure in Noonan
A teen has been arrested in connection with a marijuana seizure outside of the city. RCMP from the Oromocto area executed a search warrant at a home in Noonan on Sunday. During the search, they seized around 30 kilograms of cannabis marijuana and well as marijuana plants and growing equipment. The marijuana seized could have produced more than 97,000 joints. An 18-year-old man was arrested and later released. He will appear in court in November to face related charges.
2 men arrested near McAdam after drug seizure
Two men have been arrested after a drug seizure in the McAdam area. On Sunday afternoon, RCMP from Oromocto were conducting an off-road vehicle enforcement operation on a trail between McAdam and Canterbury. During the operation, officers stopped a pickup truck on the trail. A search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of a quantity of marijuana plants and growing supplies. Two McAdam area men, aged 26 and 27, were arrested. They will be in court in Fredericton on November 18.
Modular bridge replacing burnt covered bridge
A covered bridge that was destroyed by fire earlier this summer will be replaced by a modular bridge. That announcement was made by Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claude Williams yesterday (Tuesday). The bridge, located near Hartland, was destroyed by fire on August 13 after a stolen vehicle was parked on the bridge and set on fire. The construction is expected to begin later this month and should be complete by the end of the year. The one lane bridge will cost an estimated $450,000. Residents currently have to take a detour of up to 14.5 kilometres.
Covered bridge in St. Martins damaged
A covered bridge in southern New Brunswick was damaged Tuesday by a transport truck. CBC News is reporting that a truck carrying woodchips caught one of the beams as it was going across the bridge. The bridge has a clearance of four metres. The truck was stuck for approximately 20 minutes. The bridge is one of two in the small community about 40 km east of Saint John. No one was injured.
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