Officers with the Rainy River OPP and the Treaty Three Police Service have charged a 44-year-old from Dawson, ON with four offences after a search warrant was executed earlier this week.

Police say the search took place at 9:10 a.m. on January 4 at a Couchiching First Nation residence, which resulted in the arrest of one resident and the seizure of a prohibited weapon.

As a result, 44-year-old Robert Gouliquer of Dawson, ON has been arrested and charged with:

- Possession of a Prohibited Device or Ammunition,
- Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order,
- Resist Peace Officer,
- Failure to Comply with Release Order,

The accused has been remanded into custody and is set to appear in Fort Frances courts today to answer to the charges.

The OPP adds that anyone with any information regarding the illegal possession and trafficking of drugs is asked to contact them at 1-888-310-1122, anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.crimestoppers.ca.