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Two men charged following Wednesday’s raid on Lyon Street residence

Charges have been laid against two men who were arrested Wednesday when police executed a search warrant at a residence in the 400-block of South Lyon Street.

Thomas Joshua Toman, a 21-year-old Prince George man, has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Careless storage of a firearm (2 counts)
  • Possession of a firearm without a licence (2 counts)
  • Possession of a firearm without authorization (2 counts)
  • Fail to comply with an undertaking (3 counts)

Jamie Wade Fatum, a 28-year-old Prince George man, has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Careless storage of a firearm (2 counts)
  • Possession of a firearm without a licence (2 counts)
  • Possession of a firearm without authorization (2 counts)
  • Possession of a firearm while prohibited (2 counts)
  • Fail to comply with probation (3 counts)

Both accused will appear in court on Wednesday September 30.

The action taken by police was a direct result of the ongoing investigation into the increased violence involving firearms in the community. 

If you have any information about violence or illegal firearms in the Prince George area, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.  If you provide information that leads to an arrest or seizure of firearms, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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