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Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Miramichi, N.B.: Saint John Police Force

A Saint John Police Force vehicle is seen in this file photo. A Saint John Police Force vehicle is seen in this file photo.

Police in New Brunswick have arrested a man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for allegedly breaching the conditions of his statutory release.

An arrest warrant was issued on July 6 for 22-year-old Skylar Genova.

Police said Genova did not report to his approved residence.

He is serving a sentence of two years and nine months for:

  • assault causing bodily harm
  • possession of prohibited/restricted firearm with ammunition
  • possession of weapon contrary to a prohibition order (two counts)
  • possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • unlawfully in a dwelling house and failure to comply with probation order

The Saint John Police Force provided an update on Thursday in a news release, stating Genova was arrested on July 21 in Miramichi, N.B.

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