CBSA Gun Seizure Lands New Brunswick Man in Prison

Canada Border Services Agency

Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska, New Brunswick

Canada Border Services Agency

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to keeping Canadians safe and ensuring individuals who attempt to smuggle illegal firearms across the border are held accountable.

On June 18, 2024, a New Brunswick man appeared in Edmundston Provincial Court for sentencing after pleading guilty to numerous firearm-related offences, including smuggling and firearm manufacturing. Daniel Marcel Ruest (57) of Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska, NB was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison. This sentence is the result of an investigation led by CBSA investigators in New Brunswick, following a seizure made by CBSA officers in Ontario.

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