Dangerous offender from N.B. arrested in Onion Lake with semi-auto rifle

A North Battleford man facing weapons-related charges wasn’t granted bail today in Lloydminster Provincial Court.

Robin Wuttunee, 43, was remanded after his court appearance July 19.

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He was arrested July 17 on Onion Lake Cree Nation after the Nation’s security checkpoint allegedly found him with a semi-automatic rifle in a bag.

The Onion Lake RCMP arrested Wuttunee. He was also wanted at the time on multiple outstanding arrest warrants out of Alberta. He was prohibited from owning a firearm.

Wuttunee was additionally charged on July 17 with carrying a concealed weapon, two counts of possession of a firearm/ammunition in a vehicle, unauthorized possession of a restricted/prohibited weapon with ammunition, unauthorized possession of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a prohibited device, unsafe storage of a firearm, five counts of possession of a firearm contrary to a prohibition order, and three counts of failing to comply with a release order.

Wuttunee is now scheduled to appear in Lloydminster Provincial Court Aug. 4 for a show cause hearing.



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