Man arrested on firearm suspected offences

HUDSON’S HOPE, B.C. – Police have arrested a man after they received reports around 11:30 pm on June 28th that someone was shooting a rifle in the 10000 block of Beattie Road.

Once officers arrived, they converged on a certain house and arrested a 46 year-old without incident.

RCMP say there is no threat to the public. Alcohol was believed to be a contributing factor in the incident. The suspect remains in custody and will make his first court appearance today in Provincial Court.