Weapons Charges Laid Against A Severn Township Resident


The Orillia OPP has arrested and charged a male with weapons offences along with several other offences.

On April 13, 2021, just before midnight, officers were called to a local hotel regarding a male that had threatened another person with a firearm.

Responding Officers attended the hotel and investigated a male regarding the complaint. During the investigation, 2 knives and a pellet gun was seized.   As a result the male was arrested and charged.

Andrew Jones, age 35, of Severn Township, has been charged with:

  • Uttering Threats
  • Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Failure to comply with release order X4
  • Possession of a firearm contrary to a Prohibition order X2
  • Mischief Under $5000
  • Resist Peace Officer X5
  • Assault a Peace Officer X4

The accused has been held for a bail hearing.


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