“Not Guilty” Verdict for Man Arrested Following Weapons Seizure in Yorkton

One of two men arrested following a weapons seizure in Yorkton, has been cleared of any wrongdoing.
28-year-old Dustin Venne was in Yorkton Provinical Court today (Thu), where the judge determined he was the victim of an illegal arrest, search, and seizure, and found him not guilty of Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.
His co-accused, 27-year-old Kristopher McLellan, was sentenced to jail time in June.
On May 6th, the RCMP Crime Reduction Unit conducted a street check on two males, and seized two concealed knives, as well as a loaded sawed-off .22 calibre rifle.

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