Government of New Brunswick

 

What follows are some of the enforcement cases which have occurred across the province as a result of investigations and the work of the Conservation Officers of the Department of Natural Resources. Each year, more than 1,000 charges are laid in the province as a result of breaches to the Fish and Wildlife Act and other provincial laws.

 

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On January 8, 2015 a 55 year old male from Northumberland County was convicted of offering or exposing for sale, trade or barter, purchasing or offering to purchase, the carcass or any part thereof of a moose. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $8,000.00, ten (10) days in jail and a life license suspension.


On January 21, 2015 a 58 year old male from Northumberland County was convicted for illegal possession of or any part of bear, moose or deer.  He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $1,200.00 with a five (5) year license suspension.


On February 11, 2015 a 36 year old male from Kent County was convicted for hunting wildlife by means of or with the assistance of a light or lights. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $2,400.00, seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension. 


On February 11, 2015 a 52 year old male from Gloucester County was convicted for netting trout. He was charged under the Fisheries Act and received a fine of $2,000.00 and a five (5) year license suspension. 


On February 12, 2015 a 34 year old male from Gloucester County was convicted for netting trout. He was charged under the Fisheries Act and received a fine of $1,000.00 and a  five (5) year license suspension. 


On February 16, 2015 a 67 year old male from Kings County was convicted for hunting moose, bear or deer without being the holder of a valid license.  He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $2,400.00 and five (5) year license suspension. 


On February 25, 2015 a 33 year old male from Restigouche County was convicted for hunting wildlife by means of or with the assistance of a light or lights.  He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $2,400, seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On March 12, 2015 a 47 year old male from Gloucester County was convicted for illegal possession of or any part of bear, moose or deer. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $1,000 and seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On March 6, 2015 a 72 year old male from Northumberland County was convicted for hunting wildlife without being the holder of a valid license. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $2,400, seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On March 12, 2015 a 68 year old male from the Province of Quebec was convicted for illegal possession of or any part of bear, moose or deer. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $1,000 and seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On March 12, 2015 a 77 year old male from Victoria County was convicted for illegal possession of or any part of bear, moose or deer and hunting wildlife during the closed season. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $3,000 and 14 days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On March 12, 2015 a 25 year old male from Madawaska County was convicted for hunting wildlife during the closed season. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $2,000 and seven days (7) in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On March 31, 2015 a 32 year old male from York County was convicted for illegal possession of or any part of bear, moose or deer. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $1,000 and seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On March 31, 2015 a 29 year old male from Northumberland County was convicted for hunting wildlife by means of or with the assistance of a light or lights.  He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $2,400, seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On March 31, 2015 a 37 year old male from Northumberland County was convicted for hunting wildlife by means of or with the assistance of a light or lights.  He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $2,400, seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On April 9, 2015 a 57 year old male from Queens County was convicted of offering or exposing for sale, trade or barter, purchasing or offering to purchase, the carcass or any part thereof of a moose and illegal possession of or any part of bear, moose or deer. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $5,000, twenty-eight days in jail and a life license suspension.


On May 12, 2015 a 26 year old male from Restigouche County was convicted for hunting wildlife by means of or with the assistance of a light or lights.  He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $3,600, thirty days in jail. Due to a previous conviction, this individual has a life license suspension.


 On May 12, 2015 a 28 year old male from Restigouche County was convicted for hunting wildlife by means of or with the assistance of a light or lights.  He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $2,400, seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension. 

 


 

2014

On September 5, 2014 a 53 year old male from Kent County was convicted for illegal possession of or any part of bear, moose or deer.  He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $1,200.00, seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On September 29, 2014 a 59 year old male from York County was convicted for hunting wildlife by means of or with the assistance of a light or lights.  He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $2,400, seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On September 29, 2014 a 75 year old male from York County was convicted for hunting wildlife by means of or with the assistance of a light or lights.  He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $2,400, seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year license suspension.


On November 14, 2014 a 53 year old male from Kent County was convicted for illegal possession of or any part of bear, moose or deer. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $1,500 and seven (7) days in jail. Due to a previous conviction, this individual has a life license suspension.


On December 2, 2014 a 66 year old male from Kent County was convicted for illegal possession of or any part of bear, moose or deer. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $1,200, seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year suspension.


On December 2, 2014 a 50 year old male from Kent County was convicted for illegal possession of or any part of bear, moose or deer. He was charged under the Fish and Wildlife Act and received a fine of $1,200, seven (7) days in jail and a five (5) year suspension.