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MISHKEEGOGAMANG DETACHMENT INVESTIGATES TWO FIREARM INCIDENTS WITHIN ONE WEEK PDF Print E-mail

(Mishkeegogamang) On January 30, 2010 Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service, Mishkeegogamang Detachment, responded to a call about an armed suspect who threatened to shoot another person and fled in a motor vehicle.

Police were dispatched and located the suspect and vehicle, with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police.  The suspect, who was still armed with a shot gun was arrested and taken into custody without further incident.

A male who cannot be identified under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act has been charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Pointing a Firearm, Careless Use of Firearm, Theft over $5,000.00, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm, and Uttering Threats.  He is currently in custody and will appear in court on February 19, 2010 in Pickle Lake, Ontario.

On February 4, 2010, members of the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service, Mishkeegogamang Detachment received a report about two individuals carrying firearms in the immediate area of the Missabay Community School located on Sandy Road.

Further investigation revealed that two males had walked in and out of the school while carrying firearms and had departed to a nearby bush.  With the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police, police secured the school, local roads and area and began a search for the two male suspects.

Two individuals were located and arrested by police.  Several pellet style firearms were seized.

Nineteen (19) year old Terrence MASAKEYASH of Mishkeegogamang First Nation was charged with 5 counts of Careless Use of Firearm, Mischief, Carrying a Concealed Firearm, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm and 2 counts of Weapon Possession for a Dangerous Purpose.  A second male who cannot be named under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act has been charged with Use of a Firearm During Commission of an Offence, Mischief, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Careless Use of a Weapon, Weapon Possession for a Dangerous Purpose, 2 counts of Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession and 3 counts of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm.  Both have been released from custody under conditions that include not to be in the possession of any weapons and not to be within 400 metres of Missabay Community School.  Both will appear in court on February 19, 2010, in Pickle Lake, Ontario.

Mishkeegogamang is located 235 km north east of Sioux Lookout and is accessible by Highway 599 North.

For further information, please contact:

Sgt. Jackie George
Media Relations- Phone 807-623-2161- Ext.234
Nishnawbe -Aski Police Headquarters
Thunder Bay, Ontario

 

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