Burwash Township Man Charged After Brandishing Weapon Towards Police
On July 26, 2022, at 11:38 p.m. members of the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an intoxicated person complaint on Estaire Road, Burwash Township.
A person had exited the door and brandished a firearm in the direction of the police.
No person was injured during this incident.
As a result of the investigation, a 34 year-old man from Burwash Township, was arrested and charged with:
- Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, contrary to section 88 of the Criminal Code (CC)
- Careless storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited device or ammunition, contrary to section 86(1) of the CC
- Pointing a Firearm, contrary to section 87 of the CC
The accused was held in custody for bail court, then released on a court order and is scheduled to re-attend the Ontario Court of Justice on August 24, 2022, in Sudbury.
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If anyone has any information regarding this investigation, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.
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