(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A semi-automatic handgun and an amount of drugs was located after the infamous stand-off that happened this weekend at 288 Windsor Unit 24, according to police.
After the lengthy stand-off concluded, 36-year-old Kurt Maurice Downer of southern Ontario was arrested and a search of the residence was conducted.
An amount of drugs consistent with drug trafficking was located as well as a semi-automatic handgun.
Downer has been charged with:
- dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
- Flight from police
- Resisting a police officer
- Being in a dwelling unlawfully
- Breach of recognizance
- Breach of probation.
Further charges are pending in the ongoing investigation.
Downer has an extensive criminal record, and is believed to be a gang member of the Crips.
In 2007 Downer was the focal point of numerous offences such as kidnapping, weapons, theft, drug trafficking.
He was sentenced to almost 5 years for the kidnapping of a 16 year old boy, and was said to be his way of sending a message to the victims brother.
Read our standoff coverage below:
(THUNDER BAY, ON) - The Thunder Bay Police Service are currently containing the area around 288 Windsor Street after a male who is wanted on warrants in southern Ontario fled from police into a unit in this complex. An officer observed this male just after midnight and attempted to arrest…