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Fredericton police charge man after seizing $27K in drugs, $16K in cash

The Fredericton Police Force seized a quantity of drugs suspected to be cocaine, methamphetamine, hydromorphone, hashish and marijuana. Fredericton Police Force

A 46-year-old man faces multiple drug-related charges after Fredericton police say they arrested a man with an undisclosed amount of drugs in his possession.

Police say they arrested the man on Sept. 8, on the city’s south side, with help of a K9 team.

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Officers seized a quantity of drugs they believe to be cocaine, methamphetamine, hydromorphone, hashish, and marijuana.

Police say the drugs have an approximate street value of $27,000. They also seized approximately $16,500 in cash.

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Jason Clarence Martin faces charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a controlled substance and proceeds of a crime.

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Martin is scheduled to appear in court later today.

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