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4 facing charges after police operation in Minto, N.B.

Five people have been arrested after a police operation in Minto, N.B., on Dec. 11, 2019. Stock photo/Global News

Four people are facing charges after a police operation shut down streets in Minto, N.B., on Wednesday.

At approximately 5:15 a.m., RCMP received a complaint of an assault that had occurred at a home on Northside Drive.

As part of the police response, officers secured a warrant to search the residence.

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The Mounties seized two guns and quantities of what they believe to be methamphetamine, cocaine and cannabis, as well as drug paraphernalia.

They also seized a number of laptops, cell phones and tablets that are believed to be stolen.

Five men, two women and a teenager were arrested at the home. Two women and one man were later released.

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Quinten Bikaunieks, 24, of Fredericton appeared in court on Thursday and was charged with assault, forcible confinement, and theft of a motor vehicle.

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Bikaunieks was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Monday for a bail hearing.

A 29-year-old man from Minto, a 28-year-old man from Minto, a 25-year-old man from Fredericton, and a 17-year-old woman from Fredericton were released on promises to appear in court in March.

Police say their investigation is ongoing.