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Disturbance call leads to weapons charges for Webbwood man

Investigation revealed that the accused was on a prohibition order not to possess weapons
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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SABLES-SPANISH RIVERS TOWNSHIP - On Jan. 11, 2022 at approximately 12:13 p.m. the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded a disturbance on Young Street in Webbwood.

The complainant reported that an acquaintance had returned home with a firearm. Further investigation revealed that the accused was on a prohibition order not to possess weapons.

Damon Lanteigne, 32 years old from Webbwood was charged with:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm, contrary to section 91(1) of the Criminal Code (CC)
  • Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order, contrary to section 117.01(1) of the CC
  • Possession of a schedule I substance - methamphetamine, contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Espanola on March 7, 2022.

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