RCMP charges man with firearms and related offences

January 6, 2023
Montague, Prince Edward Island

News release

The Kings District RCMP have charged a 32-year-old man from Montague and seized a firearm as part of an ongoing investigation.

On January 5, 2023, at approximately 5:10 p.m., members of the Kings District RCMP responded to a report of uttering threats and pointing a firearm. Officers, learned of multiple people who had been threatened and they began a search of the area for the suspect. A short time later officers safely arrested a 32-year-old man and seized a loaded firearm from his vehicle.

Matthew Kenneth Langille of Montague, PEI has been charged with:

  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Careless Use of Firearm
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Uttering Threats Against a Person (3 counts)
  • Uttering Threats Against Property
  • Operation of a Conveyance While Impaired by Alcohol
  • Operation of Conveyance – 80mg% or over

Langille was remanded into custody and will appear in Charlottetown Provincial Court on January 9 at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.


Contact information

Cst. Gavin Moore
Media Relations Officer
Ph: 902-218-2863

File number: 2023-21278

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