On Friday, May 5, 2023, at approximately 2:00 a.m., police were dispatched to the 500 block of N Cityview Crescent for the report of a male with a firearm.
Police attended the residence, and observed a can of bear spray, firearm ammunition, and a loaded firearm. Investigation led to the arrest of one of the occupants in the residence, a 15 year-old male, who was charged with firearm possession.
A fifteen year-old male, who will not be named in keeping with the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is charged with:
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized [CC 92(1)];
- Possession of a Restricted Firearm with Ammunition [CC 95(1)(A)];
- Careless Storage of a Firearm [CC 86(2)]; and
- Possession of a Weapon [CC 88].
The youth makes his first appearance on these charges in Provincial Youth Court today, Friday, May 5, 2023, at 2:00 p.m.