Two Adults Charged After Gun Investigation In Dysart et al Township

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Haliburton Highlands OPP say they have charged two adults in relation to an assault and firearms related investigation.

On Tuesday October 26, 2021 at 3:35 p.m., police received a report of a male and a female involved in a dispute in the downtown Haliburton area.

It was reported that the involved male was in possession of a firearm at the time of the incident.

Police said they attended the area and located all of the parties involved. A firearm was also recovered by police. As a result of police investigation an adult male has been charged with the following offences:

– Pointing a firearm
– Careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
– Unauthorized possession of a firearm
– Failure to comply with release order
– Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking, 2 counts
– Assault
– Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition for dangerous purpose
– Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

A second male was also charged with the following offences:
– Failure to comply with release order, 2 counts

Both accused parties were held in custody for the purposes of a bail hearing. The identities of the accused are not being released in an effort to protect the identities of the victims.

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