Kenora man faces weapon charges after police respond to assist ambulance call

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KENORA, ONT., — A 39-year-old Kenora man is facing several weapon-related charges following a search warrant in Keewatin on Jan. 7.

Ontario Provincial Police in Kenora responded to an ambulance assist call on Tenth Street in Keewatin on Thursday, Jan. 7 just after 3 p.m.

While at the home, a firearm was seized by police and OPP later conducted a search warrant at the residence, according to a news release issued Monday, Jan. 18.

OPP charged Christopher Boucher, 39, of Kenora with one count of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm, careless storage of a firearm, possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to a prohibition order and possession of an imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Boucher was released on a summons to attend the Kenora Courthouse on March 25 to answer to his charges.

Karen Edwards, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Thunder Bay Source