SUDBURY – While on patrol, members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police observed two suspicious vehicles parked in a residential area in Sturgeon Falls on November 29.

Upon activating their emergency lights to investigate further, the pick-up truck and SUV fled the scene.

A short time later, the SUV was observed on Beaudry Road and officers conducted a stop on Highway 17 in Verner.

As a result of the investigation, a 23-year-old from Garson was arrested and charged with:

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of Ammunition
  • Flight from Police Officer

The pick-up truck was not located. It is described as a Chevrolet or GMC and grey or beige in colour.

Police are asking anyone who may have information regarding this incident, to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.