Male threatens local police on social medial

On Thursday April 18th 2019, Saugeen Shores Police received information that a male was in possession of a firearm and had made threats towards police on a social media webpage.

Police located the male walking on Goderich Street in Port Elgin and conducted a high-risk
arrest of the accused, at which time he was safely taken into custody. Investigation revealed that the firearm was not real.

A 34 year-old male has been charged with uttering a threat to cause death. He was released from the Saugeen Shores Police Service with a future court date.

There is no risk to public safety.