A Watson Lake man is facing firearms-related charges after allegedly entering a residence and threatening an occupant with a handgun.
Watson Lake RCMP received a report about the incident on May 13, according to a Yukon RCMP press release.
Officers obtained a search warrant and searched the suspect’s home in the early evening of May 23, during which they located and seized a loaded SIG Sauer P226 pistol as well as “ammunition of various calibres.”
Alfred Magun, 60, was arrested and charged with eight offences, including pointing a firearm, uttering threats, using a firearm in the commission of an offence, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, breaking and entering with intent, careless use of a firearm, possession of a restricted firearm without a licence and unsafe storage of firearms.
Magun made his first court appearance and was returned to custody pending a bail hearing.
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