Kindersley RCMP: uttering threats, firearms charges laid at a rural property in Marengo, Saskatchewan

Marengo, Saskatchewan – On September 23, 2021 at approximately 3:10 p.m., Kindersley RCMP were dispatched to a report of shots fired at a rural property in Marengo, SK.

Investigation determined that a male and another individual had been involved in a verbal altercation. The male then discharged a firearm into the air. No one was injured.

The property is across the street from a school. Officers immediately asked that the school enact its hold-and-secure procedures.

Officers located and arrested the male without incident. The hold-and-secure at the school was then lifted.

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David Blum of Marengo, SK is charged with:

1 count, uttering threats, Section 264.1(1)(a), Criminal Code

1 count, careless use of a firearm, Section 86(1), Criminal Code

2 counts, unsafe storage of firearms, Section 86(2), Criminal Code

3 counts, unauthorized possession of a firearm/prohibited weapon or restricted weapon, Section 91(3), Criminal Code

1 count, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, Section 88(2), Criminal Code

He will appear in court in Kindersley on November 16, 2021.

Kindersley RCMP

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