Loon Lake RCMP have a charged a man in relation to an incident last Friday when a man reportedly entered a home with a firearm, forcing two schools near the incident to enact hold and secure procedures as a precaution.

A 27 year old man from Loon Lake is facing seven charges, including:

  • Assault of a police officer with a weapon
  • Unlawful possession of a firearm
  • Unlawful handling of a firearm in a careless manner
  • Unlawful handling of ammunition in a careless manner
  • Resisting arrest
  • Unlawfully in a dwelling
  • Carrying a weapon dangerous to public peace

The male was remanded in custody and will appear by closed circuit video in Loon Lake Court on Thursday May 25th.