Sunday, October 17, 2021

Michigan man charged with pointing a firearm on Walpole Island

Lambton OPP officials allege: On October 1, 2021 at 7:30 p.m., members of the Walpole Island Police Service (WIPS) and Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic incident which resulted in an individual pointing a firearm at another driver on River Road.

Officers attended and an individual was taken into custody without incident.

A 34-year-old man from Dryden, Michigan, has been charged with the following:

– Pointing a Firearm,

– Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose,

– Dangerous Operation (of a motor vehicle),

– Unauthorized possession of prohibited or restricted firearm and,

– Possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order.

The accused has been held in custody following a bail hearing.

If you have information on this event or any other crime activity in the area, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or *OPP (677) on your mobile phone.

Your call could make our communities safer for all.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit a tip online at www.sarnialambtoncrimestoppers.org where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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