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The following information is to alert, educate and advise the public on important events involving the BNPP police service.  This information may include changes to the law; job offers; dangers that the public may encounter, including AMBER alerts; and files that are destined for the courts. 

Anti-Fraud Bulletin

2023-09-18; Provincial Court

Micheal Guitard of Pointe-Verte appeared in the Bathurst provincial court today for his bail hearing and the court determined that he will have to remain in jail until his trial. His next appearance is September 25th, 2023 at 1:30 p.m.

New charges were filed today.

1) uttering threats;
2) failure to comply with a court order;
3) carrying a weapon for a dangerous purpose;
4) failure to stop when ordered by the police.

These charges are in addition to the one of having committed an armed assault.  Mr.  Guitard has not yet entered a plea to the 5 criminal charges.  The BNPP Regional Police investigation continues.

2023-08-25; Damaged done

On August 25th, 2023, the BNPP Regional Police received a mischief complaint to the solar panels located near the Sportsplex on du Parc St. in Nigadoo. Someone damaged several solar panels and the value of the damage is approximately $15,000. It is possible that the crime was committed with the help of an air rifle.
If you have any information about this crime, please contact the BNPP Regional Police at 506-542-2666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

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2023-09-12; Man arrested

On September 12th, 2023, Michael Guitard, 31, from Pointe-Verte, was arrested by police officers from the BNPP Regional Police in Nigadoo. This stems from an incident that occurred on September 6th, 2023 in Petit-Rocher. Mr. Guitard then committed an assault with a weapon.

Mr. Guitard appeared in the Bathurst provincial court today and will have to return before the judge on September 18th, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. for a hearing for his release.

Several other criminal charges are expected against Mr. Guitard.

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