Male and female arrested following firearm complaint in Williams Lake…
WILLIAMS LAKE, BC: On Friday, September 18, 2020, at 1:53 PM, the Williams Lake RCMP responded to a report of a male with a firearm threatening a local citizen in the 1400 block of Broadway South, Williams Lake.
Investigation revealed that a person at a local business confronted a male and female who were allegedly under the influence of cannabis and asked them to leave area. The male suspect allegedly made a threat and produced a firearm before departing.
Through a coordinated response of multiple police units and communication with the public, a male and female were located a short distance away hiding and arrested without incident. The investigation resulted in the recovery of a firearm replica and other edged weapons. Both the male and female are very well-known to police and currently remain in custody pending charge approval.
There was no injuries to anyone during this incident.
Offences of uttering threats, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose are being recommended against the male offender.
Possession of concealed weapon and possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose are being recommended against the female.