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UPDATE: Mosquito Lake First Nation man facing multiple firearms charges

UPDATE: Battlefords RCMP are charging 38-year-old Jacob Owen Moosomin with possession of a firearm while unauthorized, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, uttering threats, pointing a firearm and careless use of a firearm.

Moosomin was released on strict court conditions and will appear in court at a later date.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Battlefords RCMP say a man has been arrested after a Thursday afternoon incident in Mosquito Lake First Nation.

Police were called to a home just after 2 PM on August 6th, because a man was allegedly uttering threats and was believed to have a gun. At the time, RCMP were advising residents to avoid the area.

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The suspect was arrested without incident by the RCMP Emergency Response Team. There may temporarily be a continued officer presence in the Mosquito Lake First Nation, as the North Battleford RCMP investigation is ongoing.

The RCMP is thanking the Mosquito First Nation community for their patience and cooperation, and say further information will be provided Friday morning.

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