(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Once again, hardworking officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service have made an arrest after a report of a male with a handgun, threatening people. Below is the media release.
Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were dispatched to an address in the 400 block of Marion Street just after 1:30 a.m. following reports of a male with a handgun.
The original 911 call indicated the male may have been shooting the firearm.
As a result of an ongoing investigation police officers learned an accused male had attended a home in the area earlier that night while in possession of a handgun. Police learned the male waved the gun in front of people in the residence before making threats and leaving.
The accused was known to the victims.
Shortly after 3 a.m., and as a result of their ongoing investigation, officers attended a home in the 400 block of Morse Street.
As a result a male was apprehended by police. Police found a handgun with the serial number removed and ammunition.
Brandon Spencer STEVENS, 21, of Thunder Bay is charged with:
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing Serial Number Has Been Tampered With
- Careless Use of a Firearm
- Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
- Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Unauthorized Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Weapon x 2
- Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
He appeared in bail court Thursday, Aug. 29 and has been remanded into custody with a future appearance date.
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