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Elliot Lake man arrested for pointing firearm during argument

Police say the accused pointed a handgun at another person and made threats
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On May 21, 2023 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called in relation to a report of a man with a gun at an apartment complex on Dunn Road in Elliot Lake.

The complainant reported a verbal argument ensued between numerous people in the parking lot. Then the male pointed a handgun at another person and made threats while doing so. The handgun was taken from the male who then departed on foot. Police located the male a short time later at a residence on Lauzon Crescent and an arrest was made.

David Jack (DJ) Willett, 32 years old from Elliot Lake, was charged with:
    •    Pointing a firearm
    •    Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
    •    Fail to comply with release order - other than to attend court
    •    Fail to comply with probation order (two counts)

The accused was scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice Bail Court in Sault Ste. Marie on May 23, 2023.