Haliburton Highlands OPP Charge One Person After Weapons Call


The Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid charges in relation to a weapons report at a residence.

On May 25, 2024, at 7:28 p.m., police received a suspicious report involving weapons at a residence on Madill Road in Highlands East. Madill Road at Glamor Lake Road was closed for several hours while members of the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Tactical Response Unit (TRU), and Canine Unit (K9) assisted with the investigation.

The accused was taken into custody without incident or injury, and police seized nine rifles and two handguns.

As a result of the investigation, a 65-year-old of Highlands East has been charged with:

  • Careless Use of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited device or ammunition
  • Careless storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited device or ammunition

The name of the accused was not released.

The accused is due to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Minden on July 3, 2024.

The Haliburton Highlands OPP wish to thank community members for their patience and cooperation during the investigation.


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