A Delta man is facing four charges following a weapons seizure in North Delta.
Paul Herbert Deane-Freeman, aged 53, of Delta, faces charges of possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon with ammunition, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, possession contrary to order, and possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized.
Deane-Freeman remains in police custody until his next appearance in Surrey provincial court on Tuesday, March 19.
Delta policeexecuted a search warrant in the 11000-block of Corey Drive, on Wednesday, March 6 at 10:30 p.m., after learning of a video posted to social media depicting a man threatening the general public while holding a firearm. As a result of the search warrant, police seized an unauthorized firearm along with prohibited devices and ammunition
“We take these types of situations very seriously and acted to ensure public safety,” said DPD Insp. Guy Leeson in a news release. “The work of our officers in executing the search warrant means that we have removed a potentially dangerous weapon from our streets.”