Man arrested on weapons charges

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Man arrested on weapons charges

CORNWALL, Ontario – A 40-year-old Orleans man was arrested on June 22, 2020 and charged with the following:

• Careless use of a firearm
• Pointing a firearm
• Weapons for a dangerous purpose
• Assault with a weapon
• Uttering threats

It is alleged during an argument on June 19th, 2020 the man pointed a BB gun at his ex-girlfriend and police were contacted to investigate. On June 22, 2020 the man was located by police, taken into custody, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing. His name was not released as it would identify the victim.

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