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Man faces firearm offences

Firearm was stolen in 2015 break-and-enter
South Simcoe Police
South Simcoe Police South Division Station on Melbourne Drive in Bradford. Miriam King/BradfordToday


INNISFIL — A 32-year-old Innisfil man faces numerous charges after police recovered a stolen firearm.

The South Simcoe Police Service Street Crime Unit recently received information relating to a man in Innisfil who was in illegal possession of a firearm. The team commenced an aggressive investigation into the allegations, which resulted in the arrest of a 32-year-old Innisfil man. A search warrant was executed at his residence, resulting in a firearm being located. The recovered firearm had been reported stolen in a break-and-enter in 2015. The man was charged with several firearms offences including careless use of a firearm, possession of a weapon obtained by crime and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

He has a court date in December.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact South Simcoe Police at 905-775-3311, 705-436-2141 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

You can submit information online at Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.