Ex-soldier arrested with gun on base, accused of death threats

In this file photo, Exercise WARRIOR RAM supports the Tactics School Combat Team Commanders Course...

In this file photo, Exercise WARRIOR RAM supports the Tactics School Combat Team Commanders Course at Canadian Force Base Wainwright, in Wainwright, Alberta. (ALSC Imaging, Tactics School, CFB Gageto)

Trevor Robb, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 3:11 PM ET

Military police say they arrested a former soldier and seized a loaded handgun at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright on Wednesday while investigating online death threats against people at the base.

An off-duty military police officer in Kingston, Ont., came across the posts on social media Thursday and reported them to military police.


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