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Wasaga Beach man charged after he's found in possession of prohibited weapon

Charges include 21 counts of failure to comply with release order
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WASAGA BEACH - On May 6, 2020, the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into a number of incidents where a male was failing to comply with multiple conditions on his release order.

On May 11, 2020 at 2:49 p.m., the male was located in the passenger seat of a vehicle in a parking lot off of Main Street in the Town of Wasaga Beach. He was arrested without incident. A search found the male to be in possession of a type of conducted energy weapon.

As a result of the investigation, Bradley Elliot, 36 years of age of Wasaga Beach, Ont., was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
    •    CC 92(2) - Possession of a prohibited device
    •    CC 94 - Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a prohibited device
    •    CC 145(5)(a) - Failure to comply with release order (21 counts)
    •    CC 733.1(1) - Fail to comply with Probation Order (two counts)

The accused will appear for a bail hearing May 12, 2020.

Huronia West OPP would like to thank the public for their assistance in resolving this matter.

The Huronia West OPP values your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, please visit Crime Stoppers or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).