Man charged in connection with firearms investigation

February 13, 2020
Red Bank, New Brunswick

News release

A 19-year old man from the Eel Ground First Nation is facing multiple charges in connection with an ongoing firearms investigation.

On February 11, 2020, members of the Northeast District RCMP's Crime Reduction Unit, along with members of the Sunny Corner RCMP, arrested a man walking along Route 420 in Red Bank, N.B. , as part of an ongoing investigation. Police seized two prohibited firearms, ammunition, bladed weapons, and a quantity of what is believed to be cocaine and methamphetamine.

Skylar Roy Genova appeared in Miramichi Provincial Court on February 12, and was charged with:

  • Two counts of possession of prohibited weapons
  • Four counts of possession of weapons while prohibited from doing so
  • Two counts of failure to comply with probation orders

He was remanded into custody and is scheduled to return to court on February 14.

The investigation is ongoing.


Contact information

Cst. Cory Matchett
Crime Reduction Unit
Northeast District RCMP

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