On April 22nd, 2019 officers with the Patrol Services division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Serviced arrested 36 year old Gheorghe Bratu of Allen Street for possession of a weapon contrary to an order.
On April 21st, 2019 officers observed a vehicle with an expired license plate. The passenger of the vehicle fled the area before police could conduct a traffic stop. Officers spoke with the driver, and saw a black pellet handgun and a rifle behind the seat.
On April 22nd, 2019 the accused was in police custody on outstanding warrants and was told of additional charges. He is charged with one count of possession of a weapon contrary to an order, two counts of breach of probation and one count of unlawfully at large. He was held for bail court.