Lethbridge Man Facing List of Weapons Charges After Four Hour Police Standoff

46 year old Jaysun Sinclair is facing several firearms and weapons-related offences. He was arrested following a lengthy police standoff Sunday on the north side. LPS had to use tear gas to force the suspect from the home.

Lethbridge Police have charged a 46 year old man with numerous firearms and weapons offences following a four-hour standoff with police over the weekend.  On Sunday (Nov. 27) police responded to a report that a male at a home along the 1100 block of 43 Avenue North was in possession of firearms and was uttering threats to harm anyone who attended the residence – including police. Members of the Critical Incident Response Team responded and secured the scene. Police made contact with the subject and following a four-hour standoff he was taken into custody after CS gas was deployed to force him out of the home. Police subsequently obtained a search warrant and seized 11 firearms – two of them loaded – four prohibited magazines and rounds of ammunition. - Lethbridge Police Release

Jaysun George Sinclair, 46, is charged with:

Use Of Firearm While Committing Offence
Possession of an Offensive Weapon Dangerous To the Public
Careless/Use Storage Of Firearm x 2
Unauthorized Possession Prohibited/Restricted Weapon x 4
Assault With Weapon
Assault Peace Officer With Weapon
Uttering Threats To Cause Death Or Bodily Harm 
Resisting A Peace Officer 

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