Firearms In a Tent


(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On July 23, 2020, at approximately 2:20 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a mischief related call at a lake off Highway 108 in the North Shore Township.

The complainant reported a person was camping and blocking access to the lake. Police made contact with two people in a tent. After further investigation, police learned they had firearms without a valid license. As a result, two firearms and ammunition was seized and one person was charged.

Kenneth RIVERS, 64 years of age, of Windsor was charged with:

Unauthorized Possession of Firearm, contrary to section 91(1) of the Criminal Code (CC).
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on September 1, 2020.


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