Male Arrested for Firearms Offences


On January 18th, 2019 officers with the Emergency Services Unit, Patrol Services Division and Break and Enter Unit of The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested a 43 year old male from Sault Ste. Marie for firearms offences.

Just before 1:00 p.m. officers responded to a call for service regarding a male carrying a firearm in the area of Macdonald Avenue and Pim Street.  Officers located the accused walking in the area.  He was found to be in possession of a concealed loaded 40 caliber handgun and 3 additional magazines full of ammunition.  The accused was also found to be in possession of 2 different knives and 2 canisters of pepper spray.

He was taken into custody without incident and has been charged with various offences including;

One count of possession of a restricted firearm,
Two counts of careless use of a firearm or ammunition,
Three counts of possession of a prohibited weapon,
6 counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose,
6 counts of carrying a concealed weapon or ammunition,
Two counts of failing to deliver a firearm or ammunition to a peace officer; and,
One count of possession of a restricted firearm contrary to licence conditions
He was held for W.A.S.H. court.