Owen Sound police arrest armed man

Owen Sound police officers credit alert citizens for the arrest of a man allegedly carrying a weapon concealed in his waistband.

Police responded to reports of an armed man with a concealed gun at about 2:30 p.m. on Monday on 10th Street East near 3rd Avenue East, where information from another citizen helped officers locate and safely take a suspect into custody.

Officers allege that the man was in possession of a BB gun that closely resembled a real handgun, which was concealed in his waistband. He was also allegedly carrying a small quantity of suspected Fentanyl.

A 30-year-old Owen Sound male has been charged with weapons dangerous, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of fentanyl, breaching four weapons prohibitions and
breaching two probation orders.

He will appear in bail court in Owen Sound on August 13, 2019.