Brandon male arrested after he allegedly points handgun at pedestrians

Photo by Jeremy Champagne (Scramble Studio)

At approx. 7:05 AM Saturday, police were called the area of 1st St and Rosser Ave by two people that had been approached by a man with a gun. The victims stated the male asked for a cigarette and when then just continued to walk away the male pointed a hand gun at them. Officers were able to locate an 18 year old male matching the description provided by the callers, in the 100 block of Victoria Ave. The male was found to have a piece of Glock style pistol in his possession. The Police Service dog was used to conduct an article search, resulting in the recovery of another part of the handgun in a yard nearby. The male will appear in court today charged with 2 counts of Point Firearm, and Breach of Probation and 1 count each of Possession of a Weapon Dangerous and Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm.