Male Arrested for Multiple Firearms Offences

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Police Arrest

 

On May 27th, 2018 officers with the Patrol Services Division of The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested a 28 year old male from Sault Ste. Marie for multiple firearms related offences.

It is alleged that on May 26th, 2018 the accused stole a vehicle belonging to his girlfriend after taking the keys from her.  Officers located the vehicle at an address in the 300 block of Second Line West just after 1:00 a.m. on May 27th, 2018 and discovered a 22 caliber revolver with 6 rounds of ammunition loaded into it inside of the vehicle.

The accused was located at that residence by officers and was taken into custody.  The accused has been charged with;

  • One count of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose,
  • One count of unauthorized possession of a firearm,
  • One count of possession of a firearm while knowing its possession is unauthorized,
  • One count of being an occupant in a motor vehicle while knowing there was an unauthorized firearm present,
  • One count of possession of a loaded restricted firearm,
  • One count of theft over $5,000,
  • One count of possession of stolen property,
  • One count of possession of a firearm contrary to a probation order,
  • One count of breach of probation, and;
  • Three counts of breach of recognizance

He was held for WASH court.

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