Man arrested for possession of a weapon

On the morning of Sunday, July 25, police were conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Elgin Street East when officers observed a man walk out of a wooded area and onto the road carrying a rifle. 

Police arrested the man without incident. Through Police investigation, the rifle was determined to be an inoperable pellet rifle, and 35-year old Robert CLEMENTS of Cobourg was charged with the following:

  1. Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose contrary to section 88(1) of the Criminal Code
  2. Failure to comply with a probation order contrary to section 733.1(1) of the Criminal Code

Police seized the pellet rifle before CLEMENTS was released from custody on an appearance notice with a future court date.

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