Crown requests single trial for Petit-Tracadie man facing multiple charges.

A Petit-Tracadie man facing separate trials for numerous drug and sex charges may have the proceedings rolled into one.

59 year old Delphis Mallet is scheduled to stand trial for possessing and trafficking methamphetamine and cocaine on May 15th and on sex and child pornography-related charges on May 29th.

Police received a complained regarding the alleged sexual assault of two minors on May 14 and executed a search warrant where officers seized items including a computer, SD cards and a large quantity of drugs.

On Tuesday, January 3rd, the Crown recommended proceeding with both matters at the same time.

Mallet is facing 18 charges in all and has been behind bars since his arrest in June.

(with files from the Acadie-Nouvelle)