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Weapons - Man charged following Pelham incident

Posted on Tuesday May 14, 2019
At approximately 9:45am on Tuesday May 14, 2019, 3 District (Welland) uniform officers were called to a home on Beckett Crescent in the Town of Pelham for the report of a distraught male.
Responding officers then received information regarding the possible presence of a firearm in the home and out of an abundance of caution, the home was contained and the Emergency Task Unit was engaged.  Residents in nearby homes were asked to shelter-in-place.
With the assistance of crisis negotiators, at approximately 11:55am, the male surrendered peacefully to officers and was subsequently arrested.
42 year old Michael Misener of Pelham is facing the following alleged charges:

- Possession of a Weapon for A Dangerous Purpose
- Unauthorized Possession of A Prohibited Firearm
- Possession of A Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order
Misener is currently being held in custody pending a bail hearing on Wednesday May 15, 2019 at the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse in the City of St. Catharines.

Incident Number: 19-42686
Submitted By: Stephanie Sabourin
Approved By: Stephanie Sabourin

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