WEYBURN – The Weyburn RCMP have charged Ben Bedore, 35, of Halbrite with firearm and obstruction charges, following the execution of a search warrant on Tuesday.
The search was in relation to an ongoing investigation. As police entered the residence subject to the warrant, Bedore fled on foot.
Police resources, including the Saskatchewan RCMP Police Dog Services unit, searched Halbrite for him, and he was apprehended without incident a short time after fleeing and was taken into police custody.
Bedore has been charged with the following offences, including unsafe storage of firearms, unauthorized possession of a firearm, obstruction of a justice system participant and obstruction of a peace officer.
Bedore will make his first appearance in Weyburn Provincial Court on October 11, 2022.