Drugs and firearms seized; three people arrested

November 14, 2019
Debec, New Brunswick

News release


Photo: Seized items

Three people have been arrested in connection with the seizure of drugs and firearms in Debec, N.B.

On November 13, 2019, the West District RCMP's Crime Reduction Unit, along with members of the Woodstock detachment, the Emergency Response Team and Police Dog Services, executed a search warrant at a residence on Debec Road.

During the search, police seized quantities of what is believed to be methamphetamine, cocaine, cannabis and prescription medication. Five rifles, two shotguns, ammunition and drug trafficking paraphernalia were also seized.

Forty-nine-year-old Brian Vrieze appeared in Woodstock Provincial Court on November 14 and has been charged with;

  • Failure to comply with conditions of Undertaking
  • Unsafe storage of firearms
  • Unauthorized possession of firearms

Brian Vrieze has been remanded into custody. He is scheduled to return to court on November 18.

A 30-year-old man from Debec and a 20-year-old woman from Gregg Settlement were also arrested and later released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.

The investigation is continuing


Contact information

Cst. Deric Blondin
Woodstock Detachment
West District RCMP

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