An armed and dangerous man wanted for allegedly discharging a firearm at Rama First Nation, has been captured by police.
On Friday night, Rama Police Service announced on their Facebook page that their "policing partners" from Barrie Police Service had located and arrested Jacob Bruckner.
"As a result of this criminal investigation, the accused is now in the custody of Rama Police and will be taken for a bail hearing on numerous criminal charges involving the discharging of a firearm," noted the Facebook post.
Bruckner, 24, of Orillia, is facing the following Criminal Code charges:
- Attempt to commit murder using a restricted or prohibited firearm;
- Discharge a firearm with intent;
- Pointing a firearm;
- Possession of loaded prohibited or restricted firearm;
- Careless use of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition;
- Firearm – Use while attempting to commit offence;
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm;
- Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose;
- Uttering threats – cause death or bodily harm; and
- Fail to comply with release order other than to attend court X 6
Rama Police issued a news release on Jan. 19 saying that Bruckner and Madison Alcorn, 28, are wanted for “multiple criminal offences” related to an incident that occurred in Rama on Jan. 1.
Alcorn was arrested in North Bay on Jan. 28.