Skip to main content

Reports of armed man on Sask. First Nation leads to 1 arrest, gun seized

An RCMP patrol vehicle is seen in this file photo. An RCMP patrol vehicle is seen in this file photo.
Share

A Saskatchewan man is facing several weapons charges after RCMP found a gun inside a home on Jan. 25.

Kamsack RCMP responded to a report of an armed man at a home on the Key First Nation around 2:35 p.m., according to a news release from RCMP.

The man had already left when officers arrived but investigation determined he was at another residence nearby. Officers negotiated with the man, along with the RCMP’s Critical Incident Response Team.

The man surrendered to police without incident. Following a search of the home, officers found and seized a gun.

A 60-year-old man from the Key First Nation is charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, entering a dwelling with intent to commit an indictable offence, resisting a peace officer, unlicensed possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm while prohibited, and failure to comply with a release order condition.

The accused is scheduled to appear in court in Kamsack on Feb. 2.

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

BUDGET 2024

BUDGET 2024 Feds cutting 5,000 public service jobs, looking to turn underused buildings into housing

Five thousand public service jobs will be cut over the next four years, while underused federal office buildings, Canada Post properties and the National Defence Medical Centre in Ottawa could be turned into new housing units, as the federal government looks to find billions of dollars in savings and boost the country's housing portfolio.

Lululemon unveils first summer kit for Canada's Olympic and Paralympic teams

Lululemon showed off its collection for the Summer Olympics and Paralympics on Tuesday at the Liberty Grand entertainment complex. Athletes sported a variety of selections during a fashion show that featured garments to be worn on the podium, during opening and closing ceremonies, media interviews and daily life on the ground in France.

Stay Connected