Police arrest Wapske man and woman

by | Dec 22, 2023

RCMP seize guns, drugs, and stolen property during search of residence

The RCMP arrested a 60-year-old man and a 55-year-old woman from Wapske, a rural community south of Plaster Rock, following a seizure of drugs and firearms in the community.

In a statement released Dec. 19, the RCMP said Western Valley Region and Perth-Andover detachment RCMP members executed a search warrant of a residence on Route 390 in Wapske at 8 a.m. Dec. 12.

Police explained the search was part of an ongoing investigation.

RCMP reported that during the search, police seized firearms, quantities of what police believe to be methamphetamine and hydromorphone, and stolen property.

The RCMP arrested a 60-year-old man and a 55-year-old woman at the scene.

The police released the woman after scheduling her to attend Woodstock provincial court on March 26, 2024.

On Dec. 13, Patrick Tatlock attended Woodstock provincial court to face several charges, including two counts of possession of a weapon contrary to an order, two counts of possession of property obtained by crime, two counts of possession of a vehicle with an altered VIN, and unsafe storage of firearms.

The court remanded Tatlock into custody, with a scheduled return to court on Jan. 2.

The investigation is ongoing.

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