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Webbwood man charged with weapon-related offences

He was under orders not to possess any firearms when he brought one home

A 32-year-old Webbwood resident faces firearm-related charges following a disturbance on Young Street in Webbwood, said provincial police.

Officers responded to the call on Jan. 11. The complainant reported an acquaintance had returned home with a firearm. Further investigation revealed the man was on a prohibition order not to possess weapons.

He is charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to a prohibition order, and possession of a Schedule 1 substance (methamphetamine).

He is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Espanola on March 7.