(NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On October 20, 2020, members of Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit and OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS), under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), executed a search warrant at a property at Walter Charman Drive, Northern Bruce Peninsula. OPP officers seized a rifle, a handgun, and ammunition.
On October 26, 2020, the Grey Bruce OPP Crime Unit arrested and charged Gordon PETTIT, 54 years old, from Northern Bruce Peninsula with the following offences;
2 counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm, section 91(1) Criminal Code (CC)
2 counts of breach of firearm regulations – storage of firearms, section 86(2) CC
Possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition, section 95(b) CC
The accused was released on an Undertaking and is required to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on January 7, 2021.
Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.