Man sentenced to two years in prison in connection with major drug investigation

Bathurst, New Brunswick – Fifty-nine-year-old Daniel Duguay, of Saint-Irénée-et-Alderwood, N.B., has been sentenced to two years in prison, in connection with an investigation into drug trafficking in northern New Brunswick.

The investigation into the trafficking of cocaine on the Acadian Peninsula and in Restigouche, Madawaska and Victoria counties started in November of 2016. Over the course of the investigation police seized approximately $900,000 in cash and approximately 5.5 kilograms of cocaine. Investigators determined that the drugs were linked back to the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club in Québec.

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In all, 15 people from New Brunswick were arrested and charged with various offences, including Daniel Duguay. In February 2019, he pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.

He was sentenced in Bathurst Provincial Court on June 11. In addition to time in prison, Daniel Duguay is prohibited from owning or possessing firearms for a period of 10 years.

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