An Alberta man has been charged with multiple firearm offences in Wrigley, N.W.T.

On Sunday, RCMP officers from neighbouring Fort Simpson, N.W.T., responded to a call that an intoxicated man was walking near Wrigley's hotel with a firearm. The hotel is less than a kilometre south of Wrigley.

Police say the man was arrested without incident.

William Delowski, 39, of High Level, Alta., has been charged with careless use of a firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.  

Delowski has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Fort Simpson Territorial Court on May 1.