NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On May 21, 2020 at 10:18 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a weapons occurrence at on Corey Crescent in Northern Bruce Peninsula.
Following an argument involving several parties, one person displayed a firearm in a threatening nature.
As a result of the investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged Benjamin KLEIN, a 19 year old from Northern Bruce Peninsula, with the following offences:
Three counts of Handle firearm in a careless manner, section 86 of the Criminal Code (CC);
Three counts of Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose, section 88 of the Criminal Code (CC);
Three counts of Uttering threats - cause death or bodily harm, section 264.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC);
Three counts of Assault with a weapon, section 267(a) of the Criminal Code (CC);
Three counts of Pointing a firearm, section 87 of the Criminal Code (CC);
The accused was held for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice on May 22, 2020.
Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.