December 18, 2012 - 4:42 PM
A Kelowna man faces weapons charges after he was arrested in a pub with a loaded handgun.
Ryan Bradley Allin, 29, was arrested Saturday night at the Willow Park Pub, 590 Highway 33 West. When Kelowna RCMP arrived, they found a man seated at the bar with a loaded .45 calibre pistol tucked in the back of his pants. They also found a knife hanging from a chain around his neck.
Allin was arrested without incident. The gun and knife were seized. A second handgun was later seized from Allin's residence.
Allin was found to be prohibited from possessing a firearm. He is in custody and appeared in court on Monday.
Allin faces 13 weapons charges in connection with the incident, including two counts of possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose; two counts of carrying a concealed weapon; two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm; two counts of knowingly possessing a firearm without a licence; one count of possessing a restricted firearm with ammunition two counts of possessing a weapon obtained through offence; and two counts of possessing a firearm contrary to order.
Allin was scheduled to appear in court again Tuesday.
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