(ESPANOLA, ON) – On July 31, 2023, shortly before 11:00 a.m., members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call regarding a person who appeared to be wearing a bullet proof vest and in possession of a handgun at a local business.
Police were able to quickly locate this individual near Barber Street in Espanola and take them into custody.
There were no injuries reported.
As a result of the investigation, Robert BROLEY, 57-years-old from Espanola was charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
The accused was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear before the Sudbury Bail Court on August 2, 2023.