Man arrested, charged in North Kamloops pistol incident

By Doug Collins
January 8, 2018 - 11:50am

KAMLOOPS — A 32 year old Kamloops man has appeared before a Justice of the Peace Saturday and will reappear in court today after being charged with several offences.

Joadth Michael Anderson was charged after an incident Friday at the Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Centre at 125 Palm Street on the North Shore.

The man was reported waving a handgun around, threatening people inside the building.

The RCMP arrested a suspect a block away.

The gun turned out to be an pellet pistol, an exact replica of a 9mm semi-automatic pistol.

Anderson is charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerou purpose, pointing a firearm and failure to comply with a probation order. 

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