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Four charged in Thursday's weapons search

19.07.2019 14:19
By: Brad Gordon

Sawed off rifle found in 2nd Street Home, can of bear spray in vehicle search


Four people were arrested during Brandon Police's weapons warrant search Thursday.

Police conducted the search at a home in the 300 block of 2nd Street. 

The force's emergency response team was used to ensure the safety of the community.

A 33 year old man was arrested, as the search produced a sawed off .22 caliber rifle. 

He was charges with three firearms offences;  unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon, possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition, and careless storage of a firearm. 

He has a September court date.

Meanwhile, three people were arrested in a pair of "high-risk" vehicle stops related to the search.

A 32-year-old man was found to be driving without a licence. 

A second 32-year-old man was charged with possession of a prohibited weapon (bear spray), and a 17-year old woman was arrested for break of probation.