A 14-year-old from Oshawa is facing charges after Peterborough police allegedly located a loaded double barrel shotgun following a disturbance call Wednesday (Sept. 30).
According to the Peterborough Police Service, officers were called to a home on Chamberlain Street for a disturbance involving weapons shortly before 7 p.m.
“Upon arrival suspects were seen running from the residence. One of the suspects was located by police running through backyards towards Albert Street,” reads a media release.
“Police apprehended the accused and located a loaded double barrel shotgun.”
No further suspects or weapons were located in the residence, police say.
The accused, a 14 year-old male from Oshawa whose name will not be released under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, has been charged with unauthorized possession of weapon.
He was held in custody pending a bail hearing Thursday (Oct. 1).
“Subsequently, a short time later, police conducting perimeter in the area of Albert Street and Park Street located a male matching a description of a second suspect seen fleeing from the above residence,” the media release reads.
“When police stopped the male to speak with him, the male assaulted one of the officers and began to run on foot. Police pursued on foot and apprehended the male placing him under arrest.”
Andrel Velvet, 26, of Brampton, has been charged with assault with intent to resist arrest and resist peace officer.
He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Peterborough court on Oct. 15.