Two Robson residents arrested after being found in possession of stolen loaded handgun

Castlegar

2023-12-04 13:39 HNP

Dossier nº 2023-1907

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On November 30th, 2023, the Castlegar RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, with assistance of General Duty officers, executed a search warrant to a property located in the 3600 block Broadwater Rd, in Robson, BC. 

Upon attendance, police took into custody without incident a male and a female associated to the property. During the search police located a loaded handgun which was previously reported stolen after a break and enter to a Krestova, BC residence that occurred April 24, 2023.

42-year old Laurence Mckay at the time of his arrest was on court conditions to not possess firearms. He has been held in custody after being formally charged with Careless Use or Storage of a Firearm, Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Possess Firearm without a Licence and/or Registration, Possession of Restricted Weapon with Ammunition, Possession of Weapon Obtained Through an Offence and Possession of a Firearm Contrary to an Order. Mr. Mckay is next scheduled to appear in Court December 4, 2023.

43-years old Serena Phillips has been formally charged with Careless Use or Storage of a Firearm, Possess Firearm without a Licence and/or Registration, Possession of Restricted Weapon with Ammunition, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm. Ms. Phillips was released from custody to abide by bail conditions and is scheduled to next appear in Castlegar Court April 3, 2024.

Diffusé par :

Cap. James Grandy

S.-off.-cons. de district (relations avec les m├ędias)
Southeast District
Bureau : 250-460-2398

Courriel : james.grandy@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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