Canada Border Services Agency

Canada Border Services Agency

September 22, 2011 12:00 ET

Removal of Second Person from the CBSA "Wanted" List for Serious Criminality

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 22, 2011) - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today announced the removal from Canada of a second individual identified on the CBSA "Wanted" list for serious criminality. Shameer Allie, from Guyana, was apprehended on September 15, 2011, in the Toronto area by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Immigration Task Force, following tips from the public to the Border Watch Line. Allie had been in CBSA custody since his apprehension.

This update follows the announcement on August 18, 2011, by the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety; Candice Hoeppner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety; Chris Alexander, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence; and Luc Portelance, President of the Canada Border Services Agency, urging Canadians to help identify 32 individuals listed on the CBSA Web site who have failed to comply with the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and have criminal convictions in Canada. Since this announcement, five individuals have been apprehended or located, and, as of today, two have been removed from Canada.

Members of the public are reminded that they should not take action to apprehend the individuals listed on the CBSA Web site. Any information on the whereabouts of these wanted individuals should be reported to the CBSA Border Watch Line at 1-888-502-9060.

Contact Information

  • Vanessa Barrasa
    CBSA Communications
    905-803-5195