Saugeen Shores, Ontario Canada
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Firearms Offences

March 11, 2021
Pistol Grip Shot Gun

Media Release – Firearms Offences

On March 9th, 2021 the Saugeen Shores Police commenced an investigation into firearms related offences in Port Elgin.

Officers received information that a male was in possession of a shotgun, that was in violation of a weapons prohibition.  Soon after receiving this information an officer located the male and placed him under arrest. A search of the male revealed 10 twelve gauge shotgun rounds and a bolt action for a large calibre rifle.  The officer located, nearby, a 12 gauge pistol grip shot gun.

Officers obtained a search warrant for the male’s residence. During the search of the residence officers located two more rifles and several hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

A 65 year old Port Elgin man has been charged with:

  1. Breach Court Order   127 CC
  2. Unlawful Possession of a Firearm  91(1) CC
  3. Careless Storage of a Firearm  86(1) CC
  4. Possess Firearm - No Licence 92(1) CC
  5. Breach of Release - Other  145(4)(a) CC

He was remanded into custody pending a bail hearing.


Media Relations Officer

Sergeant Andy Evans

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