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Careless use of firearm charge laid

A male subject was taken into custody without incident
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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.