Firearms Seized in Neighbour Dispute Investigation
An investigation into a neighbour dispute has resulted in the seizure of several firearms, ammunition and a firearm’s licence. The owner of the firearms was arrested and is now scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, September 19, 2019, to answer to a charge of utter threats.
On Monday, August 19, 2019, shortly after 6:00 p.m., Hamilton Police received information regarding a neighbour dispute in the area of Limeridge Road East and Upper Ottawa Street. The situation escalated to the point where one person allegedly threatened to shoot his neighbour. When police arrived on the scene, they learned there was an ongoing dispute that recently included a heated discussion between a male and female from opposing homes.
On this day, the husband of the female verbally confronted the other male, which resulted in his life allegedly being threatened with a firearm.
An investigation of the male related to the threat revealed he legally owned firearms and ammunition. He was arrested for the offence of utter threats to cause death, taken into police custody and later released. He is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, September 19, 2019, to answer to the charge.
Until the court proceedings have been resolved, a firearms licence, firearms and ammunition belonging to the accused were seized by police.
A firearm was not displayed during any of the incidents.
- 41-year-old Hamilton man
- Utter threats to cause death
- Firearm licence
- Handgun X2
- Long gun firearm X4
- Ammunition Magazine X3
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact police by calling 905-546-3886.
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