Handgun seized by police in Lindsay

Three people are facing charges after police allegedly seized a handgun during an investigation in Lindsay.

According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, officers were notified that a dispute was taking place between a group of people in a residence in the area of Mary Street West and Hamilton Street in Lindsay around 12:30 a.m. Saturday (July 25).

“As officers travelled to the scene, a second caller to 911 reported hearing a gunshot in the area of home,” reads a media release.

“When officers arrived at the residence, they were informed by witnesses that several people had fled the area just moments before.”

Three people were arrested in connection with the incident shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday (July 26).

Following the arrests, investigators reportedly executed a search warrant at a home on Queen Street in Lindsay and seized a loaded .38-calibre revolver.

Randy Demien Laughlin, 32, of Lindsay has been charged with unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm, careless storage of a firearm, six counts of possession of a firearm contrary to a prohibition order, knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon, failing to comply with the conditions of his undertaking and failing to comply with the conditions of his probation order.

Sabrina McIsaac, 25, of Lindsay has been charged with unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon, careless storage of a firearm, knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm and possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon.

Tristram Robertson-Lee, 29, of Markham has been charged with unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon, careless storage of a firearm, knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm and possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon.

All three were held pending a bail hearing.

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