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Multiple charges laid against man for firing semi-automatic rifle near Adams Lake

August 15, 2016 - 11:36 AM

CHASE - An Adams Lake man faces multiple charges after he was caught firing a semi-automatic rifle early yesterday morning, according to police.

In a release issued today, police said the 54-year-old man fired the semi-automatic weapon, allegedly trying to scare someone.

On Aug. 14, at 4 a.m. Adams Lake security reported a man firing a semi-automatic weapon, says Gary Heebner of Chase RCMP. He said Investigation showed the man was making threats against a woman and another person.

Police say the man came out of his house on Chief Jules Drive and fired his semi-automatic rifle in the air approximately 30 times.

After arriving on scene, police entered the residence and arrested the male under charges of uttering threats and careless use of a firearm, Heebner said.

Police executed a search warrant on the residence which resulted in the seizure of numerous firearms, ammunition and marijuana.

The man was later released and is set to appear in court in October.

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