Update: RCMP arrest man wanted on warrant in connection with dangerous driving, flight from police and assaulting a peace officer

December 3, 2021
Prince of Wales, New Brunswick

News release

Update - December 3, 2021: Calvin Patrick Burns-Smith was arrested on December 2 by the Grand Bay-Westfield RCMP. He remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance.


Original news release:

The New Brunswick RCMP is asking for the public's help to locate a 27-year-old man wanted on an arrest warrant for dangerous driving, flight from police, and assaulting a peace officer.

The charges stem from an incident on Highway 1, near Prince of Wales, when members of the Grand Bay-Westfield RCMP stopped a suspected suspended driver on Highway 1 near Prince of Wales. The driver fled the scene, driving the wrong way on Highway 1. He later surrendered to police.

On September 21, 2021, Calvin Patrick Burns-Smith was charged with dangerous driving, flight from police, and assaulting a peace officer. He was remanded into custody and later released. He pled guilty to the charges, but failed to attend Saint John Provincial Court on September 23, 2021 for sentencing and a warrant of arrest was issued.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Calvin Patrick Burns-Smith is asked to contact the Grand Bay-Westfield RCMP at 506-757-1020. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at


Contact information

Cpl. Jullie Rogers-Marsh
Grand Bay-Westfield Detachment
Southeast District RCMP

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