Search User Login Menu
Tools
Close
Close

News Headlines

Lake Superior Regional News ~ Northwestern and Northeastern Ontario. Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan. From Kenora, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste Marie and Sudbury, Duluth, Marquette, Houghton, Keweenaw Peninsula, Upper Michigan, Sault Ste Marie, Cook Country, Minnesota. Madison, Wisconsin

Razor Host

News

OPP Seized .380 calibre Taurus TCP handgun

OPP Seized .380 calibre Taurus TCP handgun

Nugget Motel on Portage Ave in Fort Frances

FORT FRANCES, ONTARIO ~~~   May 12, 2020  (LSN) On the evening of May 11, 2020 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in the Rainy River District with assistance from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau; Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau; Northwest Region Emergency Response Team; Northwest Region Crime Unit; and OPP Canine Unit executed a search warrant at the Nugget Motel on Portage Ave in Fort Frances, Ontario. In executing the warrant the OPP located and seized a prohibited .380 calibre Taurus TCP handgun along other prohibited weapons including a butterfly knife, throwing star, and brass knuckles. The OPP also located a quantity of drugs including fentanyl and heroin; and Canadian currency.   

The accused person in this investigation was already facing Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act charges relating to possession of firearms and drug trafficking within the Rainy River District from an investigation completed in 2017. For those charges the accused was bound by a Justice of the Peace Recognizance of Bail in which he was not supposed to be in possession of any weapons as defined by the Criminal Code; firearms; or any unlawful drugs or substances. The charges from that investigation are still before the courts  

As a result of this investigation 41 year old Robert Gouliquer of Fort Frances was arrested and charged with the following offences:  

  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose contrary to section 88 of the Criminal Code
  • Possession of a prohibited firearm contrary to section 95(b) of the Criminal Code
  • Knowledge of unauthorized Possession of a firearm contrary to section 92(1) of the Criminal Code
  • Careless storage of a firearm contrary to section 86(1) of the Criminal Code
  • Possession of a prohibited firearm contrary to a prohibition order contrary to section 117.01(1) of the Criminal Code
  • Two counts of possession of proceeds or property obtained by crime under $5,000.00 contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
  • Two counts of failure to comply with release order contrary to section 145(5)(a) of the Criminal Code
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking (fentanyl) contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking (heroin) contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Any person with information regarding this investigation should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or access their website at: http://www.p3tips.com/273 where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

 

- 30 -

#LSN_Crime

Print

LSN Coverage Areas

Follow LSN on Twitter

Social Media

 Twitter Lake Superior New  Face Book Lake Superior News  Lake Superior Circle Tour Calendar  You Tube Lake Superior News

Latest News

No content

A problem occurred while loading content.

Previous Next

GoGreen

Text/HTML

Lake Superior News

77 Mile Creek Road 
Grand Portage Minnesota
55605

Lake Superior News

Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Northern Ontario
 

Send Media Releases to:
News@LakeSuperiornews.com

Text/HTML

Lake Superior News

Thunder Bay, Ontario
 

News@LakeSuperiornews.com

 

    You Tube Lake Superior News   Twitter Lake Superior New  Face Book Lake Superior News

Text/HTML

Website Powered by DNN 4 Less

Copyright 2007 ~ 2021 Lake Superior Media.
Back To Top