Stolen Shotgun Recovered – CAREY

(COUNTY OF WELLINGTON, ON) – The Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a residential break and enter at a home on Wellington Road 50 in the Town of Erin that occurred on March 13, 2020.

Stolen property included a shotgun, handgun, jewelry, electronics and a coin collection. The home was equipped with a surveillance system which captured the suspect committing the offence and allowed police to later identify them.

On March 25, 2020, the Wellington County OPP Major Crime Unit, the Wellington County OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and the Caledon OPP CSCU executed a Criminal Code Search Warrant at a residence on Benadir Avenue in Caledon. Officers recovered a shotgun, and a coin collection that were stolen in the March 13th break-in. Additional stolen banking documents from another jurisdiction were also recovered.

Further investigation revealed that the suspect was bound by an Officer In Charge Undertaking which included a condition not to possess bank documents that were not obtained lawfully in their name nor did they possess a firearms licence.

As a result, Brandon Adrian CAREY, 26-years-old of Caledon has been charged with:

Break, Enter Dwelling House – Commit Indictable Offence

Unauthorized Possession of Firearm

Possession of a Firearm, Prohibited or Restricted Weapon Obtained by a Crime

Failure to Comply with Undertaking

Possession of Property Obtained by a Crime Under $5000

The accused was held for a Bail Hearing.

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