Outstanding warrant arrest leads to loaded gun recovery for Hamilton Police officers

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Published January 10, 2024 at 2:48 pm

Officers on patrol in the Crown Point neighbourhood in east Hamilton spotted a familiar face Friday afternoon and were able to take a loaded gun off the street in the process.

Hamilton Police were patrolling near Cannon St. E. and Grosvenor Ave. N. around 4 p.m. on January 5 when they saw a man wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant dating back to last June. Jason Kane, 47, was subsequently arrested and a loaded handgun was recovered.

Kane has been charged with five weapons charges – including possession of a concealed and loaded firearm – as well as four counts of possession.

Anyone with additional information can contact Division Two Criminal Investigation Branch Detective Sergeant Candace Culp at (905) 546-2907.

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