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RCMP Seize 121 Firearms in Search


Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - RCMP seized 121 firearms, ammunition, body armour and more in a search of a home in Wawanesa, Manitoba on July 20, 2023.


The firearms seized were:

  • 53 non-restricted

  • 53 restricted

  • 4 prohibited, although purchased prior to prohibition

  • 6 antiques

  • 5 receivers/frames

Of the firearms seized, 62 were long guns and 55 were handguns. One antique functioning cannon was also seized.

A 38-year-old man is facing the following charges:

  • Unsafe Storage of a Firearm

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

  • Possession of a Firearm at an Unauthorized Place

  • Losing a Firearm

Further charges are possible in the continuing investigation.

The male has been released from custody with an upcoming court appearance.

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