Lyndhurst OPP Police Press Releases

Police Seize Numerous Weapons

(LYNDHURST, ON) – TheLeeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a 50 year-old male for several offences, including harassment and firearms charges.

On March 16, 2024, members of the OPP began an investigation, and the accused was subsequently warned with trespassing and warned regarding criminal harassment.

In the following weeks, incidents continued, including several attempted to break-ins at the victim’s residence. The investigation also determined the accused possessed at least one firearm, but was not a valid Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL) holder.

On April 14, 2024, a search warrant was executed, and the accused was arrested without incident. Officers seized the following:

  •        1 x crossbow
  •        1 x air handgun
  •        1 x air rifle
  •        1 x bolt action rifle
  •        1 x semi-automatic rifle
  •        1 x semi-automatic shotgun
  •        1 x lever action rifle
  •        1 x pump action rifle
  •        Various ammunition
  •        Over 1.5 grams of Psilocybin (aka “Magic Mushrooms”)

As a result of the investigation, the accused is now facing the following Criminal Code charges:

  •        Break-and-enter dwelling house with intent to commit indictable offence – two counts
  •        Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition – two counts
  •        Criminal harassment
  •        Harassing communications
  •        Possession of imitation weapon for dangerous purpose
  •        Unauthorized possession of a firearm

The following charges were also laid:

  •        Enter the premises when entry prohibited – two counts (Trespass to Property Act)
  •        Possession of a Schedule III Substance (Controlled Drug and Substances Act)

The accused was held into custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in the City of Brockville on April 19, 2024. The name of the accused will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victim.

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