A Cobourg, Ont., man currently prohibited from possessing weapons faces new charges following an incident early Thursday.
According to the Cobourg Police Service, around 12:55 a.m., officers responded to reports of suspicious individuals behind a business in the area of Covert Street.
Officers located one of the individuals matching the description provided who was found in possession of a rifle case containing an air rifle. He was also found in possession of a quantity of assorted ammunition and fentanyl.
Police say the man was currently prohibited from possessing any weapons, firearms, or ammunition.
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Michael Berryman, 27, of Cobourg, was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to a prohibition order contrary, possession of a Scheduled 1 controlled substance (fentany) and two counts of failure to comply with a probation order.
He was later released on an undertaking with a future court date in Cobourg, police said Friday.
Berryman was also arrested in June on a warrant and was found in possession of drugs and a weapon at the time of his arrest.