Two People Charged With Weapon Offences

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arrested

On September 19, 2020, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a residence on Gauthier Place Elliot Lake in relation to an unwanted persons call.

Police received information from the residence owner that two people were inside and not welcome. Additionally, they may be in possession of unauthorized firearms. Police attended but the two people had departed prior to arrival. After investigation, two pellet guns and a sawed off double barrel 12 gauge shotgun were located and seized.

On September 20, 2020, the two people were arrested and charged.

Alex ROBERTSON, 31 years of age, from Elliot Lake, was charged with:

Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm, contrary to contrary to section 91(1) of the Criminal Code (CC),

Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition, contrary to section 86(1) of the CC.
Leanne QUINN, 24 years of age, from Elliot Lake, was charged with:

Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm, contrary to contrary to section 91(1) of the Criminal Code (CC),
Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition, contrary to section 86(1) of the CC.
Both accused persons are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice Elliot Lake, Ontario on November 3, 2020.