Search warrant executed in Watson Lake, loaded SIG Sauer P226 handgun located

Watson Lake, Yukon – On May 13th, 2020, Watson Lake detachment received information that a man had entered a residence and threatened the occupant with a handgun. Officers obtained a search warrant for the individual’s residence and executed a search in the early evening hours of May 23rd, 2020.

During the search, police located and seized:

• a loaded SIG Sauer P226 handgun;

• ammunition of various calibres.

Search Warrant
File Photo – Search Warrant

Alfred Magun, 60, is charged with the following under the Criminal Code:

• Pointing a firearm;

• Uttering threats against a person;

• Using firearm in the commission of an offense;

• Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose;

• Breaking and entering with intent;

• Careless use of a firearm;

• Possession of restricted firearm/prohibited weapon with ammo without licence/registration;

• Unsafe storage of firearms.

Mr. Magun appeared in court on May 24th, was remanded into custody and is next scheduled to appear on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020.

Yukon RCMP

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