Threatening a member of the local OPP eventually led police to uncover a stash of weapons, court heard last week.
Appearing virtually from custody Waye Decaire, 50, of Wahta Mohawk Territory pleaded guilty to careless possession of a firearm in a Bracebridge courtroom.
Court heard that on Sept. 3, 2021, Decaire was at home and had been drinking when he became involved in an altercation and the Bracebridge OPP were contacted. He was arrested but on his way back to the station he told one of the officers he was going to shoot them with his .357 magnum.
The OPP went back to his residence and found six restricted, and dozens of unrestricted firearms, which were not properly locked or stored. That included a fully loaded Ruger .357 magnum lying beside Decaire’s sleeping bag.
Decaire was fined $500 and given six months to pay. He was in custody after being convicted for other crimes.
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