Police & Fire

RCMP seize significant amount of money

ST. JACQUES, New Brunswick — The New Brunswick RCMP with the assistance of the Edmundston Police Force have seized a significant amount of money following a traffic stop on the TransCanada Highway.

On September, 6, 2017 at approximately 1:45 p.m., police intercepted a vehicle with Quebec license plates on Highway 2 near Saint-Jacques.

Two men from the Montreal area, aged 43 and 40, were arrested and later released. A search by RCMP resulted in the seizure of a large sum of Canadian currency that was concealed in the vehicle.

The seizure has links to organized crime and outlaw motorcycle gangs.

The investigation is continuing.

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