Hensall lockdown results in drug and weapons charges
OPP work at the scene of a firearms-related call in Hensall, Ont. on Monday, June 15, 2020. (Scott Miller / CTV London)
LONDON, ONT. -- Huron OPP have laid charges after responding to a residence Hensall, Ont. on Monday morning to investigate reports of gunshots in the area.
The area around the Mill Street residence was blocked off around 10:45 a.m. as officers checked if anyone was injured.
After executing a search warrant, police found a prohibited weapon (nunchuku, also known as nunchucks) and small amounts of cocaine and methamphetamine.
Two individuals from Hensall have since been charged in the incident.
A 45-year-old woman has been charged with two counts of drug possession and possession of a prohibited weapon. She has since been released from custody and is awaiting a court appearance in September.
A 51-year-old male has been charged with two counts of drug possession and two counts of possession of a prohibited weapon contrary to a prohibition order. He remains in custody with a court appearance scheduled for Thursday.
Anyone with information is asked to contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.