Public Safety Canada

Public Safety Canada

February 20, 2015 11:56 ET

Minister Blaney commends CBSA and RCMP on 60th arrest from the 'Wanted by the CBSA' list

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 20, 2015) - Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement after Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the arrest of Kevin Dwight Scott, who was featured on the "Wanted by the CBSA" list and is inadmissible to Canada.

"I would like to commend the CBSA and RCMP on the 60th arrest from the 'Wanted by CBSA' list. The list has proven, once again, to be a highly effective tool that leads to the apprehension of individuals who threaten the safety and security of Canadians. With this new arrest, our law enforcement agencies have demonstrated their tireless commitment to keeping our communities safe."

To date, as a result of the "Wanted by the CBSA" program, 60 individuals have been apprehended in Canada, of which 51 have been removed. Additionally, 17 individuals were located abroad.

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For more information, visit the "Wanted by the CBSA" section of the Canada Border Services Agency website.

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Contact Information

  • Jean-Christophe de Le Rue
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister of Public Safety
    and Emergency Preparedness
    613-991-2924

    Canada Border Services Agency
    Media Line
    613-957-6500

    Media Relations
    Public Safety Canada
    613-991-0657
    media@ps-sp.gc.ca