(GERALDTON, ON) – During the evening of May 22, 2018, members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on general patrol. While traveling on Second Avenue SW in Geraldton, they observed a male known to police as Dean Nybohm (48-years-old) carrying a black garbage bag.
Police observed a barrel of a gun pointing out of the garbage bag. Further investigation revealed that the firearm had been stolen from a motor vehicle in the nearby area. Upon arrest, police also located 2 concealed knives on his person.
Subsequently, Dean Nybohm of Geraldton, Ontario has been arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order
- Carrying concealed weapon
- Break and Enter a motor vehicle and steal a firearm
The accused remains in custody until his bail phase schedule at the Thunder Bay Court House on May 23, 2018.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact the Greenstone OPP Detachment at 1-807-854-1333 or toll-free by calling 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit a tip on line at www.tipshelp/com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
Source: OPP Media Release