Sault police seize sawed-off shotgun during arrest of wanted man
This sawed-off shotgun was seized by Sault Police on Dec. 10 during the arrest of a man wanted on outstanding warrants. (Supplied)
SUDBURY -- Sault Ste. Marie Police arrested a 24-year-old man from Goulais River on Dec. 10 after receiving reports of someone with a gun.
Police were called at 12:36 a.m. and arrived on Dacey Road to find the suspect sitting in a vehicle.
"Officers learned he was wanted and he was arrested," police said Friday. "A subsequent search of the area of arrest found a sawed-off shotgun in the trunk of the vehicle."
He is now charged with two counts of breach of recognizance, unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized, being in a motor vehicle knowing there is a prohibited weapon in the vehicle, and breach of firearm regulations.
He was held for bail court.