Onion Lake RCMP: charges laid after firearm found by event security

July 20, 2021
Onion Lake Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

News release


A semi-automatic firearm and ammunition

On July 17, 2021 at approximately 3:30 p.m., Onion Lake RCMP received a report that a firearm was found at a security checkpoint at an event on Onion Lake Cree Nation.

Security personnel, in the course of their checkpoint duties, located a bag with a semi-automatic firearm and ammunition in it. The security personnel called RCMP to report the firearm.

Investigation determined the bag belonged to a male who was then located and arrested at a residence on Onion Lake Cree Nation. The male was on multiple outstanding arrest warrants from Alberta and was prohibited from possessing a firearm. He is also a court-designated dangerous offender.

As a result, Robin Wuttunee of North Battleford, SK is charged with:

  • 3 counts, fail to comply with release order, Section 145(5)(a), Criminal Code
  • 1 count, carry concealed weapon, Section 90(2), Criminal Code
  • 2 counts, possession of a firearm/ammunition in a motor vehicle, Section 94(2), Criminal Code
  • 1 count, unsafe storage of a firearm, Section 86(2), Criminal Code
  • 1 count, unauthorized possession of a restricted/prohibited weapon with ammunition, Section 95(2), Criminal Code
  • 1 count, unauthorized possession of a firearm, Section 92(1), Criminal Code
  • 1 count, authorized possession of a prohibited device, Section 92(2), Criminal Code
  • 5 counts, possession firearm contrary to prohibition order

Wuttunee is scheduled to appear in court on July 19, 2021.


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