Guns, crossbow seized by police during arrest
(Photo by Greg Bowman, MyNorthBayNow staff)
Multiple weapons have been seized by police in an arrest made for alleged gun trafficking.
Police were called to a motel on Lakeshore Drive on Tuesday for about a man attempting to sell a handgun.
The investigation led to the arrest of a 29-year-old man from St. Thomas who has been charged with:
- One count of Trafficking a Firearm;
- Two counts of Unauthorized Possession of a Restricted Firearm;
- Two counts of Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm; and
- One count of Fail to Comply with a Release Order.
As part of the investigation, police recovered three handguns, a pellet gun, a crossbow and two types of ammunition.
The man is in custody awaiting a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.
Police are asking anyone with information that may assist with this investigation is asked to call the North Bay Police Service at 705-497-5555 and select option 9 to speak to a police officer.