Members of the Brantford Police Service, along with the assistance of the Brantford Police Service’s Tactical Intelligence Enforcement Response Unit (T.I.G.E.R), completed a firearms investigation on Sunday, April 23, 2023.
At approximately 2:00 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police were dispatched to attend an entertainment business located on Market Street, after receiving a report of a male uttering threats to an employee.
Police investigation revealed that the male suspect had threatened an employee with a firearm.
Officers quickly located the suspect who was inside of a motor vehicle that was located in the parking lot of the business. The male was arrested by members of the BPS patrol section and K-9 unit. A search of the motor vehicle revealed a loaded firearm.
Additionally, investigation revealed that the accused was in violation of three firearm prohibition orders.
As a result of the investigation, Jory FOURTOUUNES, 38, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
- Criminal harassment x2
- Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
- Prohibited device-magazine
- Carry in unsafe manner, weapons dangerous
- Unauthorized possession
- Knowledge of unauthorized possession
- Firearm in motor vehicle
- Prohibited or restricted: with ammunition
- Possession contrary to order
The accused was held for bail.