Man receives 30 month prison term for drug trafficking

May 24, 2017
Bathurst, New Brunswick

News release

A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of conspiracy to traffic cocaine.

Rémi Gionet of Bathurst was arrested during a joint investigation begun in April 2010 between the New Brunswick RCMP's Federal Policing Operations, the Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal, and la Sûreté du Québec. During the course of the investigation, two kilos of cocaine were seized, as well as accessories related to the trafficking of drugs.

On September 12, 2016, Rémi Gionet pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to traffic cocaine. On May 23, 2017, he was sentenced to 30 months in jail.

Anyone with information concerning the illegal trafficking of drugs in New Brunswick is asked to contact the RCMP at 1-888-506-RCMP (7267). Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at


Contact information

Cst. Jean-François Dulac
Federal Policing Operations - Bathurst
New Brunswick RCMP

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