NAPS GUNS & GANGS UNIT MAKE MORE PROHIBITED SEIZURES Print

Date of Release:  April 23, 2013

(Bearskin Lake, ON)  On April 22, 2013, the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Guns & Gangs Unit, Drug Enforcement and Canine Unit with the assistance of the O.P.P. Organized Crime Enforcement Team attended the First Nation community of Bearskin Lake to execute a search warrant as part of an investigation.

The search warrant yielded police a Prohibited Ruko AK-47 Assault Rifle and two Prohibited High Capacity Magazines. 

The weapon and devices were seized from the residence of a 57 year old man, no charges have been laid at this time and the Guns & Gangs Unit is continuing the investigation. 

Bearskin Lake First Nation is located approximately 650 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay. 

For further information, please contact: 

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 Sgt. Jackie George

Media Relations- Phone 807-346-6593

Nishnawbe –Aski Police Headquarters

Thunder Bay, Ontario