Haldimand OPP has charged a 17-year-old with multiple firearm and other offences after investigating a hunting complaint on River Road in Cayuga, Tuesday.
A resident reported a vehicle was in the area and possibly hunting from their vehicle. Police located the vehicle and spoke with the four young occupants, finding several long guns inside.
Further investigation determined the driver was in violation of multiple firearm offences as well as Highway Traffic Act offences.
OPP has charged a 17-year-old from Ohsweken, Six Nations with:
Transport firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition in a careless manner (4 counts) ● Careless storage of a firearm (3 counts) ● Unauthorized possession of a firearm (3 counts) ● Use plates not authorized for vehicle ● Operate motor vehicle without insurance ● Drive motor vehicle – no driver’s licence
The accused is to appear at the Ontario Youth Court of Justice in Cayuga at a later date.