A 30-year-old man originally from Moncton, N.B., is facing six charges following the theft of a pickup truck in Cocagne.
On November 23, 2021, at approximately 3:50 p.m., members of the Richibucto RCMP received a report of a stolen pickup truck spotted near a residence on Route 535. Police located the pickup truck in a ditch near Highway 11. The driver, a 30-year-old man, was inside the vehicle and was arrested without incident. The man was held in police custody for having outstanding warrants for unrelated matters.
On November 24, Tyler Stephen Husk appeared in Moncton Provincial Court by way of tele-remand and was charged with theft of a motor vehicle and possession of property obtained by crime. He returned to Moncton Provincial Court on November 26 and was charged with:
- resisting / obstructing a peace officer
- theft of motor vehicle
- possession of property obtained by crime
- operating a motor vehicle while suspended
Tyler Stephen Husk was remanded into custody and is scheduled to return to court on December 1 for a bail hearing.
Police are continuing to investigate whether the individual is connected to other property crimes in the Southeast District and Codiac Region.
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