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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Two Owen Sound Residents Charged At Port Elgin Beach

Port Elgin | by Claire McCormack  

Police say they were called just after 7:30 Saturday morning with a complaint about drinking.

Saugeen Shores police have charged two Owen Sound residents after an early morning complaint about drinking.

Police say on June 20th at 7:40 a.m., officers responded to an anonymous complaint of a man and woman drinking liquor in a vehicle at the Port Elgin Beach.

Officers reportedly arrived to find a baseball bat leaning against the vehicle.

They say a man was in the passenger seat with an open bottle of rum, while a woman  was in the driver’s seat and a young child was in the back seat.

Police say they found a pellet handgun they allege was concealed in a manner that to them, was not for a recreational purpose.

They also say they found what they suspect is cocaine in the vehicle.

Saugeen Shores police say the man is currently on a release order with a condition to not possess weapons or firearms.

Both the man and woman were arrested.

A 24 year old Owen Sound man has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon,    failing to comply with a release order, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possession of a schedule 1 substance (cocaine)

A 26 year old Owen Sound woman has been charged with, possession of schedule 1 substance (cocaine).

Both were released with a court date.

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