Area OPP Police Press Releases

23 Year Old From Palmerston Arrested

(PALMERSTON, ON) – One person is facing multiple charges following an incident involving a replica firearm outside a residence in Palmerston. 

On July 11, 2022, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the Wellington County OPP received a report of a person that was in possession of what appeared to be a handgun or imitation handgun on Jane Street, Palmerston.

Officers responded and the person was taken into custody. As a result of the investigation Nicholas James YARKIE, 23-years-old of Palmerston has been charged with Pointing a Firearm and Possession of Imitation Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, contrary to the Criminal Code. There were no injuries reported during this incident.

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice-Guelph, at a later date.

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