40-Year-old Man Faces Firearm Charges

Thunder Bay Police Service

THUNDER BAY – Police arrested a Thunder Bay man and seized two firearms after responding to a reported break and enter Thursday evening.

Officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were dispatched to a residential address in the 300 block of May Street at about 10 pm on Thursday, May 5 following reports of a break and enter in progress.

When police arrived at the scene they located a male suspect. The male was taken into custody without further incident.

Police learned the male was in possession of two firearms. Police located and seized a rifle and a replica handgun.

The male was transported to the TBPS headquarters at 1200 Balmoral Street.

A 40-year-old Thunder Bay man is charged with:

• Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
• Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
• Possession of a Firearm with Knowledge its Possession is Unauthorized

He has since been released with conditions and a future appearance date.