Investigation into thefts leads to guilty pleas


RCMP say two Moncton men pleaded guilty to several charges in connection with an investigation into the theft of a vehicle and thefts from vehicles in Greater Moncton.

Police arrested three people on August 24th and executed warrants at two residences in Moncton.

RCMP say they recovered several stolen items and a stolen vehicle.

32-year-old Joshua Kubu pleaded guilty on August 28 to possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, possession of break-in instruments, weapons possession contrary to a court order and three counts of failing to comply with a probation order, and was sentenced to four months in jail.

Police say 33-year-old Jeremey MacAulay also pleaded guilty on August 28 to possession of cocaine, operating a motor vehicle while suspended, resist/obstruct a peace officer and unauthorized possession of a firearm/prohibited weapon or restricted weapon.

He was sentenced to time served while in custody awaiting his court appearance, one month of house arrest and fined $500 for the motor vehicle act infraction.

RCMP say the third person arrested, a 30-year-old woman from Moncton, was released with a promise to appear in court at a later date.