GAGETOWN, N.B. (CP) - Five soldiers at a New Brunswick army base have been charged with drug trafficking.

Corporals Brian Stevens, William Venator, Garry Kettle, Harold Robinson and Pte. Allan Hogan are all serving at CFB Gagetown, near Fredericton.

They are accused of trafficking in cocaine, ecstasy and marijuana.

The five were charged following a seven-month undercover investigation by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service.