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Two Oshawa Men Facing Firearms Charges After Report Of Man Carrying A Gun In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-Two Oshawa men are facing weapons charges after Kawartha Lakes Police responded to Devan Court in Lindsay for a call of a suspicious person on Friday September 3, 2021 at 6:31pm.

Police responded after a vehicle had entered Devan Court, a male in the vehicle had reportedly been seen in the area earlier in the day, and was witnessed carrying what was believed to be a firearm. Officers located the alleged vehicle on Hamilton Street and arrested the occupants. 21-year-old Jamal Blair-Henningham and 19-year-old Elijah Watts-Scharshmidt both of Oshawa are charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a firearm, unauthorized possession of weapon.

The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice, located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay on October 14, 2021. 


Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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