For Immediate release:

Police canvassed the area of Towercrest Drive, Hamilton, after receiving information that a resident was in possession of a handgun.  

On March 10, 2018, police received information that a male was in possession of a handgun.  Police attended the resident and found a flare gun sitting on a coffee table.  Police continued to check out the flare gun and noticed it had been modified to chamber .22 calibre ammunition and it was loaded.

Charged: Ethan Holdsworth, (18-years) Hamilton resident

*  Several firearm related offences

*  Fail to Comply Probation

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