On October 1, at approximately 8:15 a.m. Noelville OPP were called to Seguin rd., in the French River area in relation to a weapons complaint. Information was received that a firearm was discharged in a careless manner.
Officers contained the area with the assistance of the Emergency Response Team, the Tactics and Rescue Team and the Canine Unit. A male subject was taken into custody without incident.
As a result of the investigation:
Timothy Eckensviller, 52 years of age from the French River was charged with:
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm,
- Careless use of a firearm
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Sudbury on November 8, to answer to his charges.