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Charges for man accused of pointing gun at Behchokǫ̀ residents


A Behchokǫ̀ man faces a range of weapons-related charges after police say he pointed a gun at a group of people in the community last week.

Police said George Chocolate, 57, was located and arrested shortly after RCMP – including a police dog unit – were called to the scene at around 12:30pm on Thursday, May 7.

Chocolate is charged with possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, pointing a firearm, three counts of uttering threats, four other counts related to weapons possession, and failing to comply with a release order.

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He is expected to appear in court on May 19.

“The investigation is ongoing and Behchokǫ̀ RCMP would like to speak with anyone who witnessed this incident,” said RCMP in a statement.

The detachment can be reached at 867-392-1111 or Crime Stoppers can be called anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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