On August 21, 2014 City Police responded to the Grace Street area in regards to a complaint of a 16 year old male, believed to be in possession of a homemade shotgun.
Investigation revealed the accused did have 2 functional shotgun shells, and a homemade shotgun inside a backpack. However, the homemade shotgun was put together using several household items including a broken staple gun and a vacuum cleaner tube that did not appear capable of firing a projectile. The homemade gun was not used or pointed at anyone.
The accused made verbal threats to witnesses about the victim who was not present at the Grace Street address. Persons inside the home intervened and called police.
On August 21, 2014 City Police responded to a complaint of a young person age 16, in the downtown area in possession of a shotgun.
Further investigation revealed the young person went to a local address and had a homemade shotgun and shells with him.
The accused threatened to kill the victim but members of the public intervened and police arrested the accused for threatening death. The accused will appear in court on September 23, 2014 at 9:30 am.