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11 August 2016 - Search Warrant Involving FirearmsWarning - this news article expired on 2016-09-11. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Search Warrant Involving Firearms Incident Results in Arrest and Charges of 4 Belleville residents

 

On the 10th of August 2016, the Belleville Police Service began an investigation into the unsafe use and improper storage of a firearm stemming from an incident that occurred on the previous evening at a Charlotte Street apartment complex where a shotgun round was discharged.  At approximately 4:40 pm, members of the Belleville Police Service Criminal Investigations Branch, Drug Unit, the Emergency Response Team and the OPP Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at an apartment within the complex.   

 

As a result of the search, Police seized the following items: cocaine, marijuana, a variety of firearms ammunition, one handgun, one shotgun, brass knuckles, cell phones, digital weigh scales and cash.  

 

As a result, four adults have been charged:

Tyler LYONS, 24 years of Belleville, Ontario was charged with the following and held for show cause hearing 11 August 2016:

Possession of a controlled substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine, s. 5(2) CDSA

Careless Use of a Firearm, s. 86(1)

Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, s. 91(1)  x 2

Careless storage of Firearm, s. 86(1) x 2

Possession of Firearm with ammunition, s. 95(b)

Unauthorized Possession of Prohibited Weapon, s.91(2)

Christopher LEWIS, 26 years of Belleville was charged with the following and held for a show cause hearing on 11 August 2016:

Possession of a controlled substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine, s. 5(2) CDSA

Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime, s.354(1)

Careless Use of a Firearm, s. 86(1)

Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, s. 91(1) x 2

Careless storage of Firearm, s. 86(1) x 2

Possession of Firearm with ammunition, s. 95(b)

Unauthorized Possession of Prohibited Weapon, s.91(2)

Possession of Firearm Against Order, s. 117.01(1)

Fail to Comply – Probation, s. 733.1(1)

 

Marra FOX, 25 years of Belleville, Ontario was charged and released on a Promise to Appear and OIC Undertaking and will appear in court later in September.

Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine, s.5(2) CDSA

 

Eileen ROWLAND, 20 years of Belleville, Ontario was charged and released on a Promise to Appear and OIC Undertaking and will appear in court later in September.       

          Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine, s.5(2) CDSA