Saugeen Shores, Ontario Canada
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Disturbance Leads to Firearms Seizure

November 12, 2020

 Disturbance Leads to Firearm Seizure

On November 11th 2020 at approximately 7:59pm Police received a report of a disturbance at an apartment complex located in the town of Port Elgin, ON.

Police attended the address and spoke with a male resident. Police entered the residence to ensure that there were no other parties in distress.

While inside of the apartment Police observed what appeared to be a long gun laying on the floor of a bedroom without a trigger lock.

A CPIC check revealed that the male was currently “wanted” by Saugeen Shores Police and he was placed under arrest without incident.

Police identified the firearm as a loaded ASR 9mm semi automatic long gun with a 15-round magazine.

Police executed a warrant at the residence at 2:27am on November 12th 2020.

During the search police located and seized various calibers and quantities of ammunition, multiple firearm magazines and a small quantity of suspected Methamphetamine and Fentanyl

As a result of this investigation a 26-year-old male of Saugeen Shores has been charged with:

  1. Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  2. Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition
  3. Possession of a Prohibited Device or Ammunition
  4. Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  5. Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance – Methamphetamine
  6. Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance – Other Drugs – Fentanyl
  7. Failure to Comply with Undertaking

He was held for a Bail Hearing and Remanded into Custody

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Constable Stacey Gordon

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