12
March
2018
|
06:00
America/New_York

Flare Gun Turns into being a Modified Firearm

Hamilton Police canvassed the area of Towercrest Drive 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 residence 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 was loaded.

Charged:

Ethan Holdsworth, 18 years of Hamilton

Charges:

  • Several firearm related offences
  • Fail to Comply Probation

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Authority:

Constable Lorraine Edwards #80 - Media Relations