17-year-old carrying improvised firearm and pellet gun arrested in Saskatoon

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – A 17-year-old male was arrested early this morning after he was found to be breaching his court-imposed conditions.

At approximately 2:15 a.m., July 30, 2020, members of the Guns & Gang Unit observed a man known to have court-imposed conditions walking in the 100 block of 33rd Street West. He was arrested without incident. At the time of his arrest, the youth was carrying two bags, one of which contained a loaded, improvised firearm. A pellet gun was located in the second bag.

Saskatoon Police
(File Photo) Saskatoon Police

The 17-year-old is charged with:

Careless Use of a Firearm

Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose

Carrying Concealed Weapon

Unauthorized Possession of Firearm

Possession of Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized

Possession of Prohibited/Restricted Firearm with Ammunition

Prohibited Possession Contrary to Order

Breach of Conditions

(Occurrence Number: 20-75774)

Saskatoon Police Service

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