New Brunswick man sentenced to eight years in prison for drug trafficking

December 12, 2017
Kedgwick, New Brunswick

News release

A 43-year-old New Brunswick man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to five drug charges, including trafficking furanyl-fentanyl.

Danny Borris of Kedgwick was arrested on October 19, 2016, following a search warrant at his home on chemin Petit-Ouest in Kedgwick, conducted by the New Brunswick RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime section, with assistance from the RCMP's Emergency Response Team and Saint-Quentin detachment.

As a result of the search, police seized large quantities of furanyl-fentanyl, methamphetamines, cocaine and hallucinogenic mushrooms (psilocybin), as well as cannabis resin and drug paraphernalia. Police also seized firearms, a bullet-proof vest, two ATVs, and a trailer. A second man was also arrested at the scene.

Jean-Yves Borris, 61, of Kedgwick was charged with four charges of possession of furanyl-fentanyl, methamphetamines, cocaine and psilocybin. His trial is scheduled for May 2018.

On December 6, 2017, Danny Borris pleaded guilty to four charges of possession of furanyl-fentanyl, methamphetamines, cocaine and psilocybin for the purpose of trafficking. He also pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of cannabis resin. The same day, he was sentenced to eight years, less time served.

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Contact information

Cpl. Jullie Rogers-Marsh
New Brunswick RCMP
Media Relations Officer
506-452-4252

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