A man is facing multiple charges after allegedly threatening to kill a person at a Blind Bay residence while brandishing a replica firearm.
On Monday, June 26, police including officers from the Salmon Arm RCMP detachment, members of the Southeast District Emergency Response Team and RCMP Air Services responded to a complaint of a man at a Blind Bay residence threatening a bailiff and a neighbour.
“The male was angry at the bailiff and uttered threats to kill the bailiff and a neighbor while waving a reported handgun around,” Salmon Arm RCMP Staff Sgt. Scott West explained in a media release.
As police were responding, the man left in a vehicle. West said he was quickly arrested in the Blind Bay area by Salmon Arm officers.
Police found the man in possession of a replica handgun and 9mm ammunition.
“The male is facing charges of breaching court imposed conditions as a result of possessing ammunition and a firearm, uttering threats… and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace,” said West, adding the man was remanded in custody and was to appear in court on Tuesday, June 27.
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