RCMP charged four more in drug investigation northern N.B.

Four more people, all from Quebec, have been charged following a drug investigation linked to the Hells Angels.

40-year-old Andrew Boucher from Sainte-Geneviève, 24-year-old Cédrik Cazzetta-Parent from Montreal, and 43-year-old Simon Dupuis from Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue are all charged with laundering proceeds of crime and possession of the proceeds of crime.

72-year-old Raymond Bertrand from Saint-André-d'Argenteuil is charged with conspiracy to traffic in cocaine, trafficking in cocaine, conspiracy to possess cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, laundering proceeds of crime, possession of the proceeds of crime.

The investigation into the trafficking of cocaine on the Acadian Peninsula and in Restigouche, Madawaska and Victoria Counties began in November of 2016.

Over the course of the investigation, police seized approximately $900,000 in cash and around 5.5 kilograms of cocaine, and nine people have already been charged in the investigation.

RCMP say these four are not members of the Hells Angels but are believed to be linked to the Hells Angels in New Brunswick and Quebec.