Man charged with weapons offense after calls of pointing handgun reported


NNLCRIMEbeatTHUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – It was a start to the Victoria Day weekend that isn’t that common in Thunder Bay. Police responded to a call of a man allegedly pointing a handgun at people near Madeline and River Street at about 10:50PM on Friday evening. The twenty-seven year old was arrested by police and was reported to be in possession of a BB handgun that looked like a handgun.

The suspect was charged with possession of a weapon dangerous to the public. Fortunately there are no reports of injuries as a result of this foolish action by the suspect.

The night was fairly busy for police as there were a number of incidents.

Liquor offenses continued to top the charts for situations that police had to respond to. There were twenty-two liquor or drug and alcohol calls that police responded to over the past twenty four hours.

As well there were four incidents of property crime overnight. There were five assaults reported as well.

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