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Man charged after gun incident north of Kenora

Police have charged a 64-year-old man after a Tuesday weapons call in the area of Highway 658
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KENORA — A 64-year-old faces several firearms charges after provincial police responded to a weapons incident on Tuesday.

In a Wednesday update, police said officers responded to an incident involving a firearm on Highway 658 near Jack Lake.

Police contained the area and began an investigation. A suspect was found and arrested a short time later.

The accused — identified as Bernhard Maier — is charged with two counts of pointing a firearm, two counts of uttering threats, two counts of using a firearm while committing an offence, and careless use of a firearm.

Maier remains in custody and is expected to appear in a Kenora court at a later date.

The charges have yet to be tested in court.


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