Charges laid following execution of search warrant

Charges have been laid following a police investigation into firearm incidents in August and September of this year.

On September 7, Grey Bruce OPP officers executed a search warrant at an address on Highway 21 in Saugeen First Nation.

The OPP's Tactics and Rescue Unit, Emergency Response Team and Community Street Crime Unit assisted members of the Grey Bruce OPP in the execution of the search warrant, and a male was taken into custody without issue.

As a result of the search, a firearm and ammunition were seized. A 37-year-old man from Saugeen First Nation has been charged with possession of a firearm contrary to prohibition order.

The accused was held for a bail hearing to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton on September 7.

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