Tuesday, 04 February 2020

 (TAY VALLEY TOWNSHIP, ON)  Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Units (CSCU) from Ottawa, Leeds-Grenville & Lanark Detachments with the assistance of The Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), Emergency Responsive Team (ERT) & Canine Unit (K9), in collaboration with Kingston Police executed a search warrant at a property located on Christie Lake North Shore Road in Tay Valley Township.

Officers recovered a large quantity of stolen items at the location including:

  • Several firearms
  • Ammunition
  • All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) and Utility-Terrain Vehicles (UTV –side-by-side)
  • A 16’, double-axle, enclosed trailer
  • Snow machine
  • Snow plow blade
  • chainsaws

The estimated, total street value of all recovered items is over $125,000.

Two residents of the property are each being charged with:

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm - S.91 Criminal Code (CC)
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm – S.86 CC  (two counts)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000 - S. 354(1)(a) CC (four counts)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 -  S.354(1)(a) CC

Both accused were released from custody on Undertakings to appear at a scheduled court date of February 26, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth.  Names of the accused cannot be released until the charges have been processed.

Contact:  Provincial Constable Lori LOBINOWICH

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