Search by Mounties yields firearms and ammunition in Watson Lake, Yukon

Watson Lake, Yukon – Several firearms, ammunition and other illegal items were seized by the RCMP during the execution of a search warrant.

On April 30, 2020 the National Weapons Enforcement Support Team (NWEST) received information that a man in Watson Lake had acquired the components of an AR-15-style assault rifle. Investigation into the man determined he is currently prohibited from possessing firearms and ammunition.

A search warrant was executed on the man’s residence in the early morning hours of May 3, 2020. Based on a risk assessment and the man’s history with firearms and threat-related offences, a full Critical Incident Program team consisting of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and other support elements, was deployed to assist.

RCMP Vehicle
File Photo – RCMP Vehicle

Jordan Teters, 41, was arrested without incident. During the search of his residence, officers located and seized the following amongst other items:

components believed to be for an AR-15 assault rifle;

ammunition;

an SKS assault rifle;

firearms and ammunition manufacturing equipment.

Teters was charged with the following offences:

Breach Undertaking Section 145(4)(a) Criminal Code

Unsafe Storage Section 91(3) Criminal Code

Possess Prohibited Weapon Section 91(3) Criminal Code

Possess Firearm Without a License Section 92(3) Criminal Code

Possess Prohibited Weapon Section 91(3) Criminal Code

He has been released by the courts on conditions.

Yukon RCMP



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