DRUGS AND A GUN FOUND AFTER STANDOFF

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(THUNDER BAY, ON) โ€“ A semi-automatic handgun and an amount of drugs was located after the infamous stand-off that happened this weekend at 288 Windsor Unit 24, according to police.

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After the lengthy stand-off concluded, 36-year-old Kurt Maurice Downer of southern Ontario was arrested and a search of the residence was conducted.

An amount of drugs consistent with drug trafficking was located as well as a semi-automatic handgun.

Downer has been charged with:

  • dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
  • Flight from police
  • Resisting a police officer
  • Being in a dwelling unlawfully
  • Breach of recognizance
  • Breach of probation.

Further charges are pending in the ongoing investigation.

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Downer has an extensive criminal record, and is believed to be a gang member of the Crips.

In 2007 Downer was the focal point of numerous offences such as kidnapping, weapons, theft, drug trafficking.

He was sentenced to almost 5 years for the kidnapping of a 16 year old boy, and was said to be his way of sending a message to the victims brother.

Read our standoff coverage below:

Source: TBPS

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One Reply to “DRUGS AND A GUN FOUND AFTER STANDOFF”

  1. Thank you Pino on your hard work and constant coverage of this !!!you did an excellent job at keeping us informed !!!

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